Baton Rouge Fire Capt. dies in line-of-duty death

A Baton Rouge Fire Capt. died in the line of duty, Capt. Walker Hill.

From BRFD:

With the deepest regret and heavy hearts, we report the line-of-duty death of Captain Walker L. Hill, IAFF 557 Local, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Brother Hill passed away on December 17, 2022, after suffering a medical emergency while on duty. Captain Hill began his career with the Baton Rouge Fire Department on August 18. 1998 and was promoted to Captain in 2017.

During his time of service, he received (4) lifesaving awards, (2) fire service excellence citations, and even assisted in delivering a baby.

Captain Hill was dedicated and committed to the citizens of Baton Rouge, who he served faithfully throughout his career. He was an active member of IAFF 557 Local, a beloved father, son, brother, and dedicated public servant. Captain Hill leaves behind a legacy that will be remembered for generations to come.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later time.

Please keep Captain HIll’s family and the department in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn his passing and celebrate his life. Captain Hill’s memory will live on in our hearts forever. Rest In Peace, Brother Hill; we have the watch from here.

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