Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Firefighter Fatality

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Name: George Davis
Rank: Fire Chief
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 42
Date of Incident: 06/23/2012
Time of Incident: 0100hrs
Date of Death: 03/23/2012

Fire Department: Hollis Fire Department
Address: PO Box 9, 34 Town Farm Road, Hollis, ME 04042
Fire Department Chief: Deputy Fire Chief Jason Johnson

Incident Description: Shortly after he returned from a fire call, family members found Fire Chief Davis deceased from an apparent heart attack outside of his home.
Incident Location: Pending

 Funeral Arrangements: Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. (Fire and Rescue personal are encouraged to visit from 6 to 7:30 p.m.) Tuesday June 26, 2012 at the Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. A 10 a.m. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial, Holy Cross Church, corner of Broadway and Cottage Roads, South Portland.
 Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief George Davis at
To date, 39 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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