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Monday, September 12, 2016

USFA LODD: Mississippi Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 09.09.2016

On  September 9, 2016 at 0900hrs, Senior Firefighter Eric C. Gustafson, 40,  was driving a fire truck in response to a trailer fire. While en route, the fire truck clipped a bridge, ran off the road and rolled over injuring Firefighter Gustafson and two other firefighters. Eric C. Gustafson  passed away at the scene from the injuries he sustained. Both of the other firefighters were transported to hospitals with serious injuries, but are expected to make a full recovery.
Our condolences to the Gustafson Family & Friends, Meridian Fire Department and to all affected by Senior Firefighter Eric C. Gustafson’s passing.       
To date, 61 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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