Criminal Justice News

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Firefighter Fatality

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Name: Robert Hall
Rank: Firefighter
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 4
Date of Incident: 09/27/2010
Time of Incident: 1900hrs
Date of Death: 09/27/2010

Fire Department: Lynchburg Area Joint Fire & Ambulance District
Address:
PO Box 585
, 8123 State RTE 135, Lynchburg, OH  45142-0585
Fire Department Chief: David Manning

Incident Description: Upon completion of a firehouse meeting and as he was preparing to perform apparatus checks, Firefighter Hall became ill.  While being transported to the hospital by Advance Life Support personnel, Firefighter Hall went into cardiac arrest. Despite all resuscitative efforts, however, Firefighter Hall passed away from complications as a result of the cardiac arrest.

Incident Location: 8123 State RTE 135, Lynchburg, OH  45142-0585

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Robert Hall at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 64 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 62 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 2 from previous year incidents.  Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm

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