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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

California Fire Engineer LODD: On-Duty Death 01.20.2014

On January 20,2014 at 0940hrs, During his shift, Fire Engineer Greg Hennessey, 49, was found by his colleagues in cardiac arrest at the Orange County Fire Authority, Fire Station No. 45. The colleagues immediately began lifesaving operations and transported Greg Hennessey to Mission Hospital, where he was pronounced dead approximately 40 minutes later.

Today we have lost a valuable family member,” OCFA Chief Keith Richter said. “Greg was a respected engineer and indispensable mentor to the young lives that he helped. We are assisting the Hennessy family during this difficult time, and appreciate the support from those around us.”
Greg Hennessey is survived by his wife and sons Ryan, 22, and Brandon, 19.
Our condolences to the Hennessey Family & Friends, the Orange County Fire Authority, Fire Station No. 45, and to all affected Fire Engineer Greg Hennessey's passing.  
To date, 4 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. 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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