Colo. fire chief dies of apparent heart attack

A coroner believes Chief Don Felton suffered a massive heart attack and died in his office

Duty Death: Chief Don Felton - [Guffey, Colorado]


GUFFEY, Colo. — A Colo. fire chief died at his station office after suffering an apparent heart attack.

Southern Park County Fire Protection District Chief Don Felton, 71, is believed to have had a massive heart attack and died in his office after coming into work on Oct. 27, according to the Flume.

Chief Felton was found by a department volunteer later that day.

Southern Park County Fire Protection District
Fire Chief Don Felton
Southern Park County Fire Protection District Fire Chief Don Felton

He has been fire chief since April 1, and is survived by his wife and three daughters.

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