TWO FIREFIGHTERS DIE IN THE LINE OF DUTY-MAINE & GEORGIA The Secret List www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com
SAVANNAH GA: Savannah Fire Chief Charles G. Middleton announced that Master Firefighter Michael Curry died in the Line of duty late this afternoon.
Master Firefighter Curry was involved in an emergency rescue incident on River Street late this afternoon when he suffered an apparent medical emergency. Emergency medical personnel attended Curry on the scene and were escorted in their transport of the Firefighter to Memorial University Medical Center. Firefighter Curry passed away late this afternoon.
Thirty people were taken to the hospital with injuries after a seawall collapsed along River Street, sending dozens of people plunging into the water.
Additional information, including funeral arrangements, will be posted when it is available. Our condolences to all those affected. RIP.
YORK BEACH, MAINE: Firefighter Samuel Horn, 66, died in the Line of Duty last Friday after an apparent heart attack during response to an early morning truck accident.
Former Ass’t Chief / active Firefighter Horn had been a member of the York Beach Fire Department since 1968, the same year he graduated from York High School. He worked his way up to captain and then assistant chief in 2003. He retired from that position that same year, but remained an active volunteer Firefighter with the department.
Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.
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