[cifnmedia] Fw: Notice of Firefighter Fatality - Congers, NY

  • From: Rod Stewart <hollywoodfire822@xxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 23:49:04 -0600

9-11-01: Never forget our fallen brother firefighters

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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 16:53:35 -0500
Subject: Notice of Firefighter Fatality - Congers, NY

This is a message from the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Fire
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contacting USFA 
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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following
firefighter fatality:

Name: George Wohl
Rank: Firefighter
Age: 59
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 30+
Date of Incident: 12/13/2003
Time of Incident:        1455hrs
Date of Death: 12/13/2003                        
Fire Department Name: Congers Fire Department        
Fire Department Address: 64 Lake Road, Congers, NY 10920
Fire Department Phone: 845-268-6562
Fire Department Website: http://www.congersfd.org/
Fire Department Chief:        Phillip Leto
Cause of Death: Firefighter Wohl was working on the outside of his
residence near the top of a ladder (hanging holiday decorations) when he
received a fire alert. While descending from the ladder, he fell and
received severe head and neck injuries, killing him.
Calling Hours: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 and Thursday, December 18,
2003 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at TJ McGowan Funeral
Home, 113 Lake Road East, Congers, New York, (845)268-6665.   A firematic
service is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Arrangements: A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on
Friday, December 19, 2003, at St. Paul?s Church, Lake Road, Congers, New

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Wohl at:

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To date, 105 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2003.

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