It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 2nd Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Paramedic Kenneth K. Harris has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Village of Oak Park Fire Department.
Kenneth K. Harris
Years of Service: 28
Date of Incident: 01/11/2016
Time of Incident: 2030hrs
Date of Death: 01/11/2016
Fire Department: Village of Oak Park Fire Department
Address: 100 North Euclid, Oak Park, IL 60301
Fire Department Chief: Thomas Ebsen
Incident Description: Firefighter/Paramedic Harris finished his shift on 01/11/16 at 0730hrs. During this shift, Harris responded to multiple incidents with the last incident being at 0615hrs. At approximately 2030hrs that same day, Harris suffered a cardiac arrest while at home and passed away from injuries sustained.
Incident Location: Residence of Firefighter/Paramedic Kenneth K. Harris
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter/Paramedic Kenneth K. Harris at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, two firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...