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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

USFA LODD: Missouri Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 07.24.2016

Firefighter Edward Austin Cosgrove, Jr., 53, on July 24, 2016 at 1115hrs, responded to a recreational vehicle on fire. On arrival, Firefighter Cosgrove was performing or assisting with hoseline advancement to perform fire suppression, when he became ill. Emergency care was initiated at the scene and Firefighter Cosgrove was transported to a local hospital in cardiac arrest where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Our condolences to the  Cosgrove Family & Friends, Green Township Fire Protection District, and to all affected by Firefighter Edward Austin Cosgrove’s passing.   
To date, 47 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. 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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