Gresham Firefighter Suffers On-Duty Cardiac Arrest

By Bill Carey
4 February 2023

GRESHAM, Oregon – A Gresham firefighter died while on duty Friday, according to the firefighters’ union and local news.

Gresham Professional Firefighters Local 1602 stated that Firefighter Brandon Norbury was stricken during training on Friday. He was treated on the scene and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Firefighter Norbury joined the department in 2008. Prior to that he was a Gresham police officer for seven years. Norbury also served in the Navy as a SEAL.

Photo courtesy of fire department.

Published by Data Not Drama

Data Not Drama is writings that provide a point of critical thought about firefighter fatality data and education, line of duty deaths, and risk. The main focus is to encourage less risk aversion and better knowledge on the subject of firefighter fatalities in firefighters, fire departments, and fire service organizations.

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