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Thursday, July 25, 2013

USFA: Massachusetts Firefighter: On-Duty Death 07.22.2013

Firefighter David Brier, 50, on July 12, 2013, while working a 24-hour shift which started at 8 a.m. told his shift commander that he did not feel well and rested for awhile. Although his shift commander told him that he should go home, Firefighter Brier decided to finish out his shift. Upon completion of the shift, David Brier return home where he soon suffered a heart attack. He was rushed to Tufts New England Medical Center Boston and was on life support until July 22, 2013, when he passed away. Firefighter Brier never regained consciousness.
Our condolences to the Brier Family & Friends, the Middleborough Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter David Brier's passing. 
To date, 70 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. 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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