Lieutenant Tracy Hayden

Photo of Lieutenant Tracy Hayden
Last Call: Sat, Nov 9th, 2019
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Duty-Related Illness
Service Time: 17 years & 4 months
Age: 38


His wife and two young sons


Lieutenant Hayden died from complications of leukemia that is believed to have resulted from prolonged exposure to toxic chemicals. The exposure occurred as he served as an investigator of a fire. Initially, unbeknownst to Lieutenant Hayden and other firefighters, the location was a dumpsite for a large number of chemicals buried underground. The location was later declared a “Super Site” by the Environmental Protection Agency.


Decatur Township Fire Department Patch
5410 South High School Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46221
(317) 856-5400


There are 9 tributes for Lieutenant Tracy Hayden.

Lieutenant Tracy Hayden
Left by Lieutenant Tamela J Stephey on Sunday, November 10th, 2019

I’ve known Tracy sense EMT school. Have cared for some of his children in daycare/preschool. Tracy was also our fire marshal. Tracy is loved and will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for all of his family, children❤️🥰