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Patrolman William R. Burns | Radcliff Police Department, Kentucky Radcliff Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman

William R. Burns

Radcliff Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, July 5, 1985

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 913

Cause: Exposure to toxins

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Patrolman Burns was overcome by gas fumes while attempting to rescue a sewer department employee who was trapped in an underground lift station. Patrolman Burns and another worker were both overcome while attempting to rescue the man.

Patrolman Burns had served with the Radcliff Police Department for 10 years and was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 13, 2015

 

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