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Friday, February 14, 2020

USFA LODD: Texas Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 02.12.2020

On Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020, Fire Chief Manuel Galindo, Jr., 71, was driving a fire apparatus on East Highway 20 in Hudspeth County when he suddenly veered off the road.  He attempted to get the vehicle back on the highway but over corrected. The apparatus flipped over and Fire Chief Manuel Galindo, Jr., was ejected.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Investigation into the accident continues.

Our condolences to the Galindo Family & Friends, Fort Hancock Volunteer Fire Department, and to all affected by Fire Chief Manuel Galindo, Jr.'s passing.
   
To date, 11 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.



(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.



Monday, February 3, 2020

USFA LODD: North Carolina Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 01.31.2020

On Friday, January 31, 2020, Firefighter Corbin Rogers, 21, was returning home from a 48-hour shift and aerial training class at the Spring Lake Fire Department when he was involved in a vehicle accident.  Firefighter Corbin Rogers passed away at the scene.

Our condolences to the Rogers Family & Friends, Spring Lake Fire Department , and to all affected by Firefighter Corbin Rogers' passing.
   
To date, 10 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.



(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.



Thursday, January 23, 2020

USFA LODD: Georgia Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 01.21.2020

On Monday, January 20, 2020, Firefighter John Kevin Cash, 43, worked a 24-hour shift at the Roswell Fire Department.  The next morning, Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the incoming day crew noticed that he had not yet left the station to go home.  They entered his bunk room to awaken him but found him deceased.  The nature and cause of his death are currently under investigation.

Our condolences to the Cash Family & Friends, Roswell Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter John Kevin Cash's passing.
   
To date, 09 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.



(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

USFA LODD: Alaska Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 01.18.2020

On Saturday, January 18, 2020, Driver-Operator Roger D. DeLongchamp, 66, was preparing to depart the station in a tanker on an emergency response for a reported structure fire when he collapsed.  He was immediately treated by other responders but efforts were unsuccessful.  Driver-Operator DeLongchamp was declared deceased at 0300hrs from an apparent heart attack. 

Our condolences to the DeLongchamp Family & Friends, Willow-Caswell Fire Department, and to all affected by Driver-Operator Roger D. DeLongchamp's passing.
   
To date, 08 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.



(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.



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