The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Name: George Davis
Rank: Fire Chief
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 http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
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 @ http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm