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Friday, October 24, 2014
FIREFIGHTER DIES WHILE TURNING OUT TO A BUILDING FIRE
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regret to pass on to you that a 26-year-old female Firefighter (and
brand new Mom who just had a baby about a month ago) died in the Line of
Duty this morning in Fulton Township, Lancaster County, PA. Christi Rodgers, 26, was a volunteer Firefighter with the Robert Fulton Fire Company in Wakefield, http://www.513rffc.com/ .
was was home when her pager went off to respond to the house fire at
394 Pilottown Road. While turning out, she went into cardiac arrest and
was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The fire was
dispatched around 0453 Hours-it is near the Maryland border.
“The two-story dwelling was fully involved when we got there,” Assistant Chief Dan Appel
“Flames were 40 feet in the air.” About 50 firefighters from Lancaster,
Chester in PA, and Harford and Cecil counties in Maryland worked
together to put out the blaze.
It was declared under control around 6:45 a.m. Our condolences to all those affected. RIP.
REMEMBERING DCFD SGT CARTER:
Take a moment to remember Sgt. John M. Carter who was killed on October 24, 1997 at a store fire at 4th & Kennedy St's NW.
NOTE: If you have never viewed this video-it is time well spent.
Takje Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.
The Secret List 10/24/2014-0948 Hours
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