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Thursday, November 20, 2014

USFA LODD: New York Firefighter On-Duty Death 11.18.2014

On November 18, 2014 at 1951hrs, Firefighter James Foote, 57, upon returning inside of the station to get warm after cutting down two trees on the fire department grounds, Firefighter James Foote fell ill and collapsed. Medical assistance was provided by fellow responders and James Foote was transported to Cobleskill Hospital where he later passed away of a heart attack.
Our condolences to the Foote Family & Friends, the Summit Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter James Foote's passing.
To date, 78 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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