Urban A. Eck, Age: 51, Gender: Male, Rank: Fire Captain, Status: Career
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Incident Date: 12/31/2009
Death Date: 01/02/2010
Wichita Fire Department
455 North Main, 11th Floor
Wichita , Kansas 67202
Chief: Ron Blackwell
Initial Summary: While operating at the scene of a working fire incident, Captain Eck was not feeling well and reported to the Rehab Sector where his vital signs were irregular and did not return to normal. Eck subsequently worked one more shift during which he responded to several incidents before going to a doctor after reporting that he still did not feel well. Although the doctor hospitalized him, Captain Eck later passed away after surgery from complications associated with a medical procedure .
Memorial Fund Info: Memorials to Emma and Gabrielle Eck College Fund and/or St. Mark Building Fund care of Legacy Bank 3711 North Ridge Road. Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Colwich has the arrangements.
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