Pa. chief dies suddenly on shift

The Larksville Borough Fire Department Chief Engineer had just pulled up to the station when he experienced a cardiac-related incident

Duty Death: Jeff Williams - [Larksville, Pennsylvania]

End of Service: 03/31/2022

By Rachel Engel

LARKSVILLE, Pa. — The community is mourning the sudden loss of Larksville Borough Fire Department Chief Engineer Jeff Williams.

Williams, who has served as a firefighter for 34 years, went into a “cardiac-related incident” just after pulling up to the station for his shift, according to a release from the USFA.

Responders at the station immediately began life-saving efforts and Williams was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Williams is survived by his wife and two daughters. Funeral arrangements are pending.


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