An Orchard Farm, Missouri, volunteer firefighter died while heading to the scene of a structure fire on Sunday. 60 year old Larry Lawhorn was driving a tanker truck when he suffered a medical problem as he headed to a blaze in Portage des Sioux. The vehicle Lawhorn was driving left the road and came to rest in a field around 2:00am.
Despite resuscitation efforts by firefighters and paramedics, Lawhorn did not survive. His cause of death is under investigation. Orchard Farm is in central St. Charles County off Highway 94.