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Dennis Straight, 59 - Lancaster, South Carolina
11/7/2018
Dennis Straight Assistant Chief Charlotte Road-Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department Lancaster, South Carolina Age: 59 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 20 Date of Incident: Nov. 7, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 7, 2018 Assistant Chief Dennis Straight was directing traffic at an accident scene on the on-ramp to Highway 5 from the northbound lane of Highway 521 when he was struck by a vehicle. Life-saving efforts were administered on scene and Straight was then transported to S....more
Dustin Grubbs, 34 - Magee, Mississippi
11/3/2018
Dustin Grubbs Firefighter Magee Volunteer Fire Department Magee, Mississippi Age: 34 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 2 Date of Incident: Nov. 3, 2018 Date of Death: Nov. 3, 2018 While driving his personal vehicle to the fire station to respond to a structure fire, Firefighter Dustin Grubbs was involved in a motor vehicle accident. During the accident, the vehicle left the road during a turn, hit a light pole and flipped over. Grubbs passed away on scene from the inju....more
Glenn Harman, 64 - Klamath Falls, OR
10/16/2018
Glenn Harman Chief Rocky Point Fire & EMS Klamath Falls, OR Age: 64 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 48 Date of Incident: Oct. 16, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 16, 2018 On Oct. 16, 2018, at approximately 0815hrs., Chief Harman was found deceased at the fire department. Harman had been reviewing station reports when he was discovered collapsed at his computer.
Ken Hood, 50 - Quincy, CA
10/24/2018
Ken Hood Assistant Fire Chief California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Fire and Rescue Division Age: 50 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 34 Date of Incident: Oct. 24, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 24, 2018 Incident Description: On Oct. 24, 2018, California Office of Emergency Services Assistant Fire Chief Ken Hood suffered an acute medical emergency during a multi-agency coordination meeting in Quincy, CA. He received immediate assistance from the Quincy Fire Depart....more
Tom Henrich, 58 - Earling, Iowa
10/20/2018
Tom Henrich Chief Earling Fire and Rescue Department Earling, Iowa Age: 58 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 30 Date of Incident: Oct. 20, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 20, 2018 At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2018, Chief Tom Henrich responded with Earling Fire and Rescue Department units to a combine and field fire. While on scene, Henrich fell ill. CPR was administered and Henrich was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. An autopsy is p....more
Joshua Eugin, 36 - Saint David, AZ
10/17/2018
Joshua Eugin Probationary Firefighter Saint David Fire District Saint David, AZ Age: 36 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: <1 Date of Incident: Oct. 17, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 17, 2018 On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, Probationary Firefighter Joshua Eugin was participating in a multi-department training exercise. Eugin was taking part in a "blackout drill," in which firefighters simulate rescuing victims inside a dark structure with fake smoke. Eugin collapsed while on-sc....more
Brad Clark, 43 - Hanover, VA
10/11/2018
Brad Clark Lieutenant Hanover County Fire and EMS - Station 6 Hanover, VA Age: 43 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 13 Date of Incident: Oct. 11, 2018 Date of Death: Oct. 11, 2018 On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at approximately 2100hrs, the Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a fatality at southbound I-295, north of exit 38B. The trooper’s preliminary investigation revealed that Hanover County Fire and EMS was on-scene providing assistance wi....more
Russell Hayes, 62 - El Dorado Springs, MO
10/4/2018
Russell Hayes Firefighter El Dorado Springs Volunteer Fire Department El Dorado Springs, MO Age: 62 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 42 Date of Incident: October 3, 2018 Date of Death: October 4, 2018 On Oct. 3, Firefighter Russell Hayes, while driving a department truck, was on his way to have a pump inspected for annual certification. Hayes lost control of the vehicle, veered to the right side of the road, then overcorrected as he tried to get back, causing it to tr....more
Robert James Phillips II, 62 - Memphis, Michigan
9/23/2018
Robert James Phillips II Firefighter Memphis Fire Department Memphis, Michigan Age: 62 Gender: Male Status: Paid-on-call Years of Service: 39 Date of Incident: Sept. 22, 2018 Date of Death: Sept. 23, 2018 On Sept. 22, Firefighter Robert James Phillips II responded to two emergency incidents, the last one being a motor vehicle accident at approximately 11:30 a.m. On Sept. 23, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Phillips was found unresponsive by his wife at his residence. She called 911 and ....more
David Fischer, 43 - Sturgis, South Dakota
9/7/2018
David Fischer Assistant Fire Chief Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department Sturgis, South Dakota Age: 43 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 22 Date of Incident: Sept. 7, 2018 Date of Death: Sept 7, 2018 At approximately 4 p.m. on Sept. 7, Assistant Fire Chief David Fischer responded with the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department and other local first-responders to a residential structure fire in Tilford, South Dakota. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single-family home that was....more
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