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Scott Dannheimer, 53 - Coal Township, PA
12/20/2018
Scott Dannheimer Captain Coal Township Fire Department Coal Township, PA Age: 53 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 25+ Date of Incident: Dec. 20, 2018 Date of Death: Dec. 20, 2018 On Thursday, 12/20/18, Captain Scott Dannheimer, after working the scene of a structure fire, was in the seat of an engine performing after action duties when he collapsed. CPR was immediately performed, and Dannheimer was transported to the hospital where he passed away a short time later. ....more
John Ostergard, 63 - East Olympia, WA
12/16/2018
John Ostergard Captain East Olympia Fire District 6 East Olympia, WA Age: 63 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 27 Date of Incident: December 14, 2018 Date of Death: December 16, 2018 On Friday December 14, 2018, Captain Ostergard collapsed at the scene of a working structure fire in Yelm, WA. He was immediately transported to the Providence Saint Peters Hospital in Olympia, WA, where he passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The nature and cause of fatal injury ha....more
Christopher J. Roy, 36 - Worcester, Massachusetts
12/9/2018
Christopher J. Roy Firefighter Worcester Fire Department Worcester, Massachusetts Age: 36 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 2 Date of Incident: Dec. 9, 2018 Date of Death: Dec. 9, 2018 On December 9, 2018, Firefighter Christopher Roy responded with the Worcester Fire Department to a basement fire of a 3-story, 6-unit apartment building. Conditions deteriorated rapidly and, ultimately, the fire went to five alarms. Heavy fire forced several firefighters to the second floor....more
Michael Galay, 71 - Bridgewater, NJ
11/22/2018
Michael Galay Firefighter Green Knoll Fire Rescue Bridgewater, NJ Age: 71 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 30 Date of Incident: November 21, 2018 Date of Death: November 22, 2018 On 11/21/18, Firefighter Michael Galay responded to smoke and a fire alarm activation at an office building. He returned from the incident and proceeded to assist several firefighters at Station 1 with the arrival of a new engine company. Galay then went home, where, on the morning of 11/22/1....more
Daniel J. Lucius, 33 - Oak Harbor, Ohio
11/15/2018
Daniel J. Lucius Firefighter Carroll Township Fire and EMS Oak Harbor, Ohio Age: 33 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 1 Date of Incident: Nov. 15, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 15, 2018 While responding to an emergency medical call, Firefighter Daniel Lucius was involved in an accident when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pond. Emergency responders quickly responded to the accident scene and were able to pull Lucius from the submerged vehicle. Lucius was t....more
Michael Lubig, 46 - Detroit, Michigan
11/12/2018
Michael Lubig Firefighter Detroit Fire Department Detroit, Michigan Age: 46 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 19 Date of Incident: Nov. 8, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 12, 2018 During his 24-hour shift on Nov. 8, 2018, Firefighter Michael Lubig led a crew as acting Sergeant for Squad 4 during which he responded to three fires and one medical incident. Toward the end of his shift, Lubig suffered a medical emergency and was transported to Henry Ford Hospital. On Nov. 12, 2018, ....more
Dennis Straight, 59 - Lancaster, South Carolina
11/7/2018
Dennis Straight Assistant Chief Charlotte Road-Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department Lancaster, South Carolina Age: 59 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 20 Date of Incident: Nov. 7, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 7, 2018 Assistant Chief Dennis Straight was directing traffic at an accident scene on the on-ramp to Highway 5 from the northbound lane of Highway 521 when he was struck by a vehicle. Life-saving efforts were administered on scene and Straight was then transported to S....more
Dustin Grubbs, 34 - Magee, Mississippi
11/3/2018
Dustin Grubbs Firefighter Magee Volunteer Fire Department Magee, Mississippi Age: 34 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 2 Date of Incident: Nov. 3, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 3, 2018 While driving his personal vehicle to the fire station to respond to a structure fire, Firefighter Dustin Grubbs was involved in a motor vehicle accident. During the accident, the vehicle left the road during a turn, hit a light pole and flipped over. Grubbs passed away on scene from the inju....more
Glenn Harman, 64 - Klamath Falls, OR
10/16/2018
Glenn Harman Chief Rocky Point Fire & EMS Klamath Falls, OR Age: 64 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 48 Date of Incident: Oct. 16, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 16, 2018 On Oct. 16, 2018, at approximately 0815hrs., Chief Harman was found deceased at the fire department. Harman had been reviewing station reports when he was discovered collapsed at his computer.
Ken Hood, 50 - Quincy, CA
10/24/2018
Ken Hood Assistant Fire Chief California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Fire and Rescue Division Age: 50 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 34 Date of Incident: Oct. 24, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 24, 2018 Incident Description: On Oct. 24, 2018, California Office of Emergency Services Assistant Fire Chief Ken Hood suffered an acute medical emergency during a multi-agency coordination meeting in Quincy, CA. He received immediate assistance from the Quincy Fire Depart....more
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