Ill. firefighter-paramedic dies after a smoke investigation at Argonne National Laboratory

Scott Williams, 46, was found unresponsive in his bunk, the U.S. Firefighters Association said

Duty Death: Scott Williams - [Lemont, Illinois]

End of Service: 11/22/2021

By Leila Merrill

LEMONT, Ill. — Firefighter-Paramedic Scott Williams, 46, died Sunday after a smoke investigation Saturday at Argonne National Laboratory, the U.S. Firefighters Association announced Tuesday.

Williams returned to the station after the response at one of the labs at the science and engineering facility and was later found unresponsive in his bunk during a shift change Sunday. He was pronounced deceased.

An investigation into his death is ongoing. 


Join the discussion

Copyright © 2022 EMS1. All rights reserved.