A Greenfield (near Indianapolis) Indiana Firefighter died in the Line of Duty of a heart attack hours after helping fight a fire that destroyed several local businesses.
Lieutenant Scott Compton, 55, of Greenfield, died from an apparent heart attack this afternoon at his home. Lt. Compton was a 17-year veteran of the Greenfield Fire Territory. He was on scene Friday night as local fire crews fought a that fire at Riley Park Plaza.
Because his death occurred within 48 hours of fighting a fire, Compton’s is considered a line-of-duty death. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.