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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

USFA LODD: Wisconsin Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 10.31.2016

On  October 31, 2016 at 2200hrs, Firefighter John C. Brocker, 65, responded on a fire unit to a single vehicle vs. utility pole crash.  The vehicle was occupied by five teenagers, one of whom died from injuries sustained. Upon arrival, Firefighter Brocker advised the department chief he was having chest pain. After sitting down, he was given oxygen and began to feel better.  A short time later, Firefighter Brocker collapsed in full arrest at the scene. He was transported to St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, WI, where he passed away.
Our condolences to the Brocker Family & Friends, the Town of Oneida Volunteer Fire Department, and to all affected by Firefighter John C. Brocker's passing.    
To date, 72 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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