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Incident Name:
Date: 3/21/2004, 1421 hrs
Personnel: Robert Lee Smith
Age: 68
Agency/Organization: West Shelby Fire and Rescue District, Montevallo, AL
Position: firefighter

Summary: Firefighter Smith and the members of his fire department responded to the scene of an intentionally set wildland fire. The fire was caused when a small brush and trash pile fire was ignited while the owners of the property were away. The fire was brought under control. Approximately 23 minutes into the incident, Firefighter Smith collapsed of an apparent heart attack. Firefighter Smith was attended to by EMT's and paramedics and transported to the hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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West Shelby Fire and Rescue District, Montevallo, AL

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