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Monday, March 30, 2015

USFA LODD: New Jersey Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 03.27.2015

Firefighter Barry Van Horn, 63, responded to a fire alarm call at 07:25 hours on March 25, 2015.  After the call, he returned to his office to fill out the fire report of the incident (Firefighter Van Horn was also the municipal Fire Official). He felt ill, however, and went home.  Shortly thereafter, around noon, Firefighter Van Horn suffered a heart attack,and was transported by ambulance to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center where he remained until his death on March 27, 2015.
Our condolences to the Van Horn Family & Friends, the Somerville Fire Department - West End Hose Company, and to all affected by Firefighter Berry Van Horn Apparatus Operator Daryl Gordon’s passing.
To date, 20 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. 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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