Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Firefighter Fatality

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

Name: Roulos Davis
Rank: Captain
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 25
Date of Incident: 08/20/2012
Time of Incident: 0729hrs
Date of Death: 08/20/2012

Fire Department: Chattanooga Fire Department
Address: 910 Wisdom ST, Chattanooga, TN 37406-1750
Fire Department Chief: Randy Parker

Incident Description: Captain Davis fell ill shortly after reporting to work at Station 14 in St. Elmo. Despite efforts by his fellow firefighters to revive him with CPR, Captain Davis died shortly after arriving at the hospital. The nature and cause of the fatal illness has yet to be determined.
Incident Location: 1009 West 39th ST, Chattanooga, TN  37410

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Captain Roulos Davis at
To date, 53 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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