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Monday, June 18, 2018

USFA LODD: Virginia Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 06.14.2018

Firefighter William Moore IV, 48, suffered a fatal heart attack during a training exercise on June 14, 2018.

Our condolences to the Moore Family & Friends, Amelia County Volunteer Fire Department – Station 1, and to all affected by Firefighter William Moore IV's passing.       

To date, 45 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018. 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.) 



Tuesday, June 12, 2018

USFA LODD: New Jersey Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 06.10.2018

On December 11, 1983 Firefighter Douglas C. Ambrozewycz, 60, responded to a building fire at 102 Smith Street (Frank's Bakery) with Protection Hook & Ladder Company # 1. While engaged in fire suppression, a section of the first floor collapsed, sending him through the floor into the fire below.  He was injured with 2nd & 3rd degree burns and received extensive medical care including numerous blood transfusions. Due to the required blood transfusions for the injuries sustained, he contracted Hepatits C which appeared many years later. This disease caused many debilitating health conditions including liver failure which ultimately caused his death on June 10, 2018.

Our condolences to the Ambrozewycz Family & Friends, Perth Amboy Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter Douglas C. Ambrozewycz's passing.       

To date, 44 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018. 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, June 11, 2018

USFA LODD: Texas Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 06.10.2018

On June 10, 2018 while performing wildland firefighting operations, Firefighter Richard "Andy" Loller, Jr., 42, suffered a medical emergency. Firefighter Loller was flown by helicopter to receive medical treatment and was stabilized before being placed on a medical airplane to receive further treatment at a hospital in Odessa, Texas. While in flight, Firefighter Richard "Andy" Loller, Jr. passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Our condolences to the Loller Family & Friends, Weatherford Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter Richard "Andy" Loller, Jr.'s passing.       

To date, 43 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018. 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.) 


USFA LODD: North Carolina Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 06.10.2018

On June 6, 2018 while en route to a water rescue at Morrow Mountain State Park with confirmed persons in the water, Firefighter Dakota Snavely, 17, was involved in a motor vehicle crash with a commercial motor vehicle on Hwy 205. Firefighter Snavely passed away from traumatic injuries sustained during the crash. The incident is under investigation by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Our condolences to the Snavely Family & Friends, East Side Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter Dakota Snavely's passing.       

To date, 42 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018. 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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