Captain Breaux was awakened by the central alarm system in his station when another station had been dispatched for extrication operations at the scene of a Motor Vehicle Collision. He woke up not feeling well and had cold sweats. Breaux contacted central dispatch to summon EMS to his station. EMS began patient care and was loading him in the ambulance for transport to the hospital when he went into cardiac arrest. He was resuscitated and transported to the hospital.
Breaux went into cardiac arrest a second time while in route to the hospital and care continued during the remainder of the transport and at the hospital until he was pronounced.
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Emergency Duty: No
Incident Date: 03/17/2007
Duty Type: Other On-Duty
Incident Time: 00:44
Activity Type: In-Station Duties
Death Date: 03/17/2007
Fixed Prop. Use: Store/Office
Fire Dept. Info: Crowley Fire Department
104 West Hutchinson Ave
Crowley , Louisiana 70526
Chief: Chief Jody Viator