Baltimore FF-EMT, 34, dies after suffering medical emergency on duty last month

Juan Wilson was an 11-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, according to Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734

Duty Death: Juan Wilson - [Baltimore, Maryland]

End of Service: 10/30/2022


By Leila Merrill
FireRescue1/EMS1 Staff

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore firefighter-EMT who suffered a medical emergency while on duty in September died Sunday, the department and the firefighters union announced on social media.

Juan Wilson, 34, was an 11-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 posted.

Wilson was at an EMS call on the night of Sept. 19 when he suffered a medical emergency.

”Additional units were summoned and the other firefighters immediately began caring for their crew mate as well as the initial patient. Wilson’s heart had stopped beating and CPR was started. Once paramedics arrived, they began advanced-level care and were able to regain a pulse. Wilson was transported to University of Maryland Medical Center in critical condition. He has been in the hospital since the event and after a long battle, passed away,” the union wrote.

Local 734’s widows and orphans fund will assist Wilson’s family, and peer support is being offered.

 

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