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Monday, January 9, 2012

Loss of Life for Two Firefighters...

This past weekend there were two on duty firefighter fatalities as reported by The United States Fire Administration (USFA).

These two tragic loss of life represent the 3rd and 4th Firefighter Fatality for 2012.

Firefighter David Crenshaw of the Anderson Fire Department, South Carolina, on Jan 9, 2012, at 06:30 hrs., collapsed from a cause still to be determined while working at the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries at Porter Road and Highway 88. Crenshaw was treated at the scene and transported to AnMed Health Medical Center where he succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: Porter Road and Highway 88.

“Former Anderson County sheriff dies while trying to help others”

Fire Chief Samuel Butler of the Evens Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, North Carolina, on Jan 8, 2012, at 22:55 hrs., while responding to a motor vehicle accident in his privately owned vehicle, Fire Chief Butler was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck as he attempted a U-turn at the end of the eastbound I-74 onramp at Cabinet Shop Road. Incident Location: Onramp eastbound lanes I-74 & Cabinet Shop Road.
(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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