The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Name: Steven Henry, Sr.
Rank: Fire Police Captain
Years of Service: 35
Date of Incident: 09/06/2012
Time of Incident: 1306hrs
Date of Death: 09/07/2012
Fire Department: Columbia Consolidated Fire Department
Address: P.O. Box 270, 265 South Tenth Street, Columbia, PA 17512
Fire Department Chief: Charles E. Snyder III
Incident Description: Fire Police Captain Henry responded to a fire call during which he became ill, reporting to his family doctor the next morning. Captain Henry passed away from a cardiac arrest suffered at his home later that day.
Incident Location: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: 1000hrs, 09/15/2012, Station 807, 265 South Tenth Street, Columbia, PA. The family and department will be receiving friends from 1000-1200hrs. A procession will then proceed past the Shawnee Fire Company and Columbia Borough Fire Police buildings ending at Laurel Hill Cemetery for the funeral services. A gathering to celebrate Captain Henry’s decades of service will then take place back at the CCFD station for family and friends; all are welcome to attend.
Tribute is being paid to Fire Police Captain and former Fire Chief Steven Henry, Sr. at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 57 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