Battalion Chief John O.H. Tvedten

Photo of Battalion Chief John O.H. Tvedten
Last Call: Sat, Dec 18th, 1999
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Asphyxiation
Service Time: 26 years
Age: Not Known


Chief Tvedten was a sector officer working inside of a warehouse that was involved in fire. Interior conditions changed rapidly as thick black smoke enveloped the building. Chief Tvedten became disoriented and lost. Search teams swept the building but were not able to locate Chief Tvedten until it was too late.


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635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600
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