Search The Internet For The Answer...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

USFA LODD: New York Assistant Chief of EMS/Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 09.23.2015

On September 23, 2015 at 0752hrs, while responding to an emergency call for a male with chest pain, Assistant Chief of EMS/Firefighter Barry Miller, 50, died from injuries sustained when the fire department ambulance he was a passenger in collided with a slow moving backhoe loader. The driver and one other crew member on board the ambulance were not injured. The ambulance was traveling East on Bovee Road in Riga, New York, when the accident occurred. According to media reports quoting law enforcement officials, early morning sunshine and fog were contributing factors to the fatal accident which remains under investigation by local and state authorities.
Our condolences to the Miller Family & Friends, Bergen Fire Department, and to all affected by Assistant Chief of EMS/Firefighter Barry Miller’s passing.

To date, 62 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.) 

Search The Internet