regret to advise you that a volunteer Firefighter with the Washington
Township FD (near Fort Wayne) died in the Line of Duty last night after
losing control of a fire tanker truck and crashing on his way to a brush
fire. The tanker was responding and the driver was trying to make a
right turn when the truck rolled several times. The truck came to a rest
on its side about 100 yards south of the northwest Fort Wayne
intersection where the Animal Care & Control shelter is located. As
the truck rolled, it struck three utility poles and brought down live
wires. Crews were called to the scene shortly after 8:30 p.m., including
Indiana Michigan Power workers who were needed to shut off the power to
make the scene safe for Fire & EMS personnel. The Firefighter was
alone in the apparatus. More to follow-we have photos and video on our home page. Our sincere condolences to all affected. RIP.
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regret to advise you that an 18-year veteran Chicago firefighter died
in the Line of Duty last night after going into cardiac arrest within
hours of responding to a fire on the South Side. The 61 year
old Firefighter had responded to a fire in a kitchen about 2200 hours
Sunday on West 99th Street. After returning to his firehouse, the
Firefighter experienced shortness of breath while cleaning equipment. He
was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where he went into
cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at 2321 Hours This
Firefighters death comes just three days after the funeral of Capt.
Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, a 32-year fire department veteran who died
while battling an extra-alarm blaze. Our condolences to the already
reeling CFD and all those impacted. RIP.
INDIANA FIREFIGHTER DIES FROM CANCER
David Schanz II Lost his battle with Cancer yesterday morning
11/10/2012. Dave would have been 35 years old Thursday. He was a 6 year
member of Brownsburg Fire Territory, also a former member of The US
Coast Guard. This is being considered an Active Duty Death at this
time. Arrangements, etc will be announced at a later time.
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"the system" to crash. We are just hardworking men and women looking for
a decent wage, fair health benefits and a defined benefit pension.
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