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PA FIREFIGHTER LODD FUNERAL DETAILS (The Secret List)

Tuesday, March 10, 2015   All,

Memorial Services for Firefighter Jeffrey Scott Buck, 18 of the Lawrence Township Fire Company in Clearfield County, PA have been announced. 

 

As you know, Firefighter Buck died in the Line of Duty six days after being trapped beneath a porch roof that collapsed during that fire.  He is survived by his parents Scott and Pam Buck.

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Noon to 8 P.M. Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, 113 N. 3rd St. Clearfield , Pa. 16830. Due to limited parking mourners should use private vehicles only.


Memorial Service
A non-denominational memorial service will be held Friday, March 13, 2015 at 3 P.M. at the Clearfield Area High School, 2831 Washington Avenue, Clearfield, Pa. 16830. Service attendees arriving by private vehicle should not arrive sooner than 2:00 P.M the day of service.


Fire Departments arriving with Apparatus will stage at Target Square, 8878 Clearfield/Curwensville Hwy., Clearfield, Pa. 16830 no earlier than Noon the day of service. Apparatus will leave Target Square in procession to proceed to the Clearfield Area High School approximately 45 minutes before the start of service. Apparatus will be parked in the parking lot to attend services in the High School.


Interment
Bradford Twp. Cemetery, off of route 970. Graveside service is limited to Family Members Only


Funeral Procession
Will depart the High School at the conclusion of services onto Washington Avenue; proceed on 879 West to Route 322 east (Clearfield Mall) and turn left onto route 970 (Woodland Light/Gio’s) to Shawville. The Family Members will turn left into the cemetery at the top of the hill. Apparatus will continue on route 970 to Interstate 80 for the return trip to their station. RIP.

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BillyG

The Secret List 3/10/2015-1421 Hours

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FIREFIGHTER DIES IN QTRS-Calif, FF STRUCK & KILLED-NJ (The Secret List)

Tuesday, March 10, 2015   CALFire PILOT DIES ON DUTY-IN QUARTERS

We regret to pass on to you that CalFire helicopter pilot Jerold "Jerry" Bonner, was found dead inside his barracks near Los Gatos Friday. Bonner, 72, died while on duty at Alma Helitack Base, after serving with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for almost 16 years. Bonner, of Helendale, was a U.S. Navy veteran and is survived by family and friends. Our condolences to all those affected. RIP. 

 

 

NJ 50 YEAR VETERAN EX-CHIEF/FIREFIGHTER STRUCK, KILLED IN FRONT OF QUARTERS

We regret to pass on to you that on Friday evening. Somerville (NJ) Ex-Chief George Kavanaugh, 75, was killed in front of the Lincoln Hose Company Fire House, the victim of a hit-and-run. Chief Kavanaugh, who had served for 50 years, was leaving the viewing of another fallen firefighter, Charlie Becker, and Kavanaugh was waiting for another FF to pick him up in front of the firehouse around 2130 Hours.

 

Reports are that the suspect backed over him, rolled over him again and then sped off. He leaves behind four kids and seven grandchildren. The hit-and-run driver and vehicle have not yet been identified. Our condolences to all affected. RIP.

 

FUNERAL DETAILS:

Visitation for Chief Kavanaugh will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave., with firemans services at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
A funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 3/9/2015-2044 Hours

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Firefighter LODD-PA FF Succumbs To Injuries (The Secret List)

Monday, March 9, 2015  FIREFIGHTER DIES FOLLOWING FIRE/STRUCTURAL COLLAPSEThe Secret List www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com
We regret to pass on to you that Pennsylvania Firefighter Jeffrey Buck, 18, has passed away.
As you know, FF Buck was critically injured March 3 while fighting a house fire in the 700 block of Daisy Street, Clearfield. Further, Buck was one of three Lawrence Township firefighters who were trapped when a porch roof collapsed while crews battled the house fire.
We will forward more as it becomes available. Our condolences to all those affected by this terrible loss. RIP.
BillyG
The Secret List 3/9/2015-1830 Hours
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Firefighter LODD-Canada, FF Death-Florida (The Secret List)

Monday, March 9, 2015   FIREFIGHTER SUFFERS CARDIAC ARREST AT FIRE SCENE-LODD The Secret List www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com

We regret to pass on to you that a Firefighter in Canada has died in the Line of Duty after suffering a cardiac arrest while operating at a fire in Cultus Lake (British Columbia).
Fifty-seven-year-old Brian Smyth was a seven-year member of the Columbia Valley Volunteer Fire Department.
The Fraser Valley Regional District has released a statement that says the fire department responded to a house fire at around 1700 hours last Wednesday.March 4. Veteran FF Smyth sought medical attention at 2100 hours and was treated at the scene before being rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital soon after. He was on life support for two days before dying while surrounded by family and friends. Our condolences to all those affected. RIP Brother.

 

 

THE LOSS OF A 49 YEAR OLD FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER

We regret to pass on to you that South Trail (Lee County, west coast near Fort Meyers) Firefighter Paramedic Danielle (Dani) DiBenedetto died Saturday after bravely fighting colon cancer since December, 2013.
FireMedic DiBenedetto died in hospice care at Hope Hospice last night.

A Facebook group called 'Last Alarm' has set up a page for Danielle that has brought in thousands of heartfelt well wishes. STFR's Chief Lombardo said words can't express the gratitude they feel from the kindness of complete strangers. Our condolences to all those affected. RIP Sister.

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Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.

BillyG

The Secret List 3/8/2015-1925 Hours

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EMS LODD, Firefighters Test Positive For Mold (The Secret List)

Saturday, March 7, 2015   EMS LODD-PILOT KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH

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A medical helicopter crashed into the parking lot of a St. Louis (MO) hospital, killing the pilot.
The helicopter went down late last night in the parking lot on the campus of St. Louis University Hospital. Pictures from the scene show charred smoky remains. No patients, employees or hospital visitors were affected-the pilot was the only fatality, whose identity has not been released. Our condolences to all affected. RIP.

 

 

9 FIREFIGHTERS TEST POSITIVE FOR MOLD

...AND THE BATTLE OVER "TAKING CARE" OF THE FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUES AS THEY ARE DENIED WORKERS COMPENSATION.

9 Firefighters in Indian River County (Florida) have tested positive for exposure to toxic mold, which could be inside their fire stations, according to The Indian River County Firefighters Union.
The union received the test results this week.
Union President, John O'Connor, says the union is now pressing the county to more thoroughly inspect the stations for mold and to correct the problem.
O'Connor says firefighters at three stations tested positive.
"It indicates that there's a major problem and we have to fix it sooner than later," said O'Connor.
This comes after two firefighters tested positive for toxic mold exposure earlier this year. O'Connor says seven more tests were ordered after those first two came back positive.
He says this helps build the union's case that it is no coincidence the tests are coming back positive, but that there is mold in the fire houses.
County leaders have argued that there is no proof the mold exposure is coming from the fire stations. County administrator Joseph Baird says the exposure could be at their homes or other areas.
CHD Baird says four different fire stations were inspected for mold late last year. Those inspections did reveal "suspect visible mold", but the possible mold was not collected or tested to be confirmed.
Baird said other inspections will be done, but did not detail to what extent.
"They've cited it in all the reports and they refuse to acknowledge it," O'Connor said.
O'Connor is one of the people who tested positive. He wants the county to do a more thorough inspection to make sure firefighters are safe at work.
"It's almost impossible to not go into the station at any length of time. We live there. Every third day it's part of our life," O'Connor said.
"How many more test results do I need to show there is a problem?"
O'Connor says the union is awaiting the results of two more tests.
Baird said the county could consider inspecting firefighters houses for mold.
Two firefighters have been denied workers compensation. The other seven are still waiting to hear if they will receive compensation.
An impasse hearing is scheduled March 20 where the county and union will address this issue.

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BillyG

The Secret List 3/7/2015-0900 Hours

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