Firefighter Henry H. McDonald

Photo of Firefighter Henry H. McDonald
Last Call: Tue, Dec 25th, 1945
Date of Incident: Tue, Dec 25th, 1945
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 28 years
Age: 67


Firefighter Henry H. McDonald died in his sleep of an apparent heart attack while on duty at Fire Station #4 on Jefferson Street. According to other firefighters, FF McDonald had been in good spirits but went to bed early, at around 1900hrs. At 2020hrs, he was found unconsious in his bunk by other firefighters at the station. Efforts to revive FF McDonald failed and he was pronounced dead at St. Joseph hospital a short time later.


Lexington Fire Department
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219 East 3rd Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
(859) 231-5600
Chief Kristin Chilton


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