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In the Line of Duty
Larry Peasley, 76 - Maroa, IL
Larry Peasley Chief Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District Maroa, IL Age: 76 Sex: Male Classification: Volunteer Years of Service: 43 Date of Incident: Dec. 7, 2022 Date of Death: Jan. 4, 2023 On Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, a structure fire was reported to the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department. The Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District was requested as mutual aid. Chief Larry Peasley arrived at the fire station and was dressing out in fire gear to respond when he collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. CPR was immediately performed and he was then rushed to the hospital where he remained until his passing on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023.