We regret to announce the Line of Duty Death of a Dolton, Illinois Firefighter. The Firefighter was battling a house fire in Harvey, IL when he collapsed on scene. More on the story below and if we get any updates we will bring them a long to you. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Firefighter’s family and Fire Family.
DOLTON, Ill. (WLS) — “A 36-year-old Dolton firefighter died of an apparent cardiac arrest Saturday after collapsing at a house fire in south suburban Harvey, authorities said.
The firefighter, identified as Lawrence Matthews, was pronounced dead at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.
Matthews had four children and was with the Dolton Fire Department since 2009, a source told ABC7.
At about 1:30 p.m., Dolton firefighters were called to assist the Harvey Fire Department with a house fire near 150th and Rockwell.
There was nothing unusual about the fire and it was not immediately clear what events led up to his collapse.“…Continue Reading Here