9-11-01:Never forget our fallen brother firefighters ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- This is a message from the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Fire Administration. You may submit your comments or request additional information, by contacting USFA through our web site at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/applications/feedback/ ------------------------------------ The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: Name: Scott Thornton Rank: Captain Age: 39 Gender: Male Classification: Career (Combination Dept.) Years of Service: 19 years Date of Incident: 01/20/05 Time of Incident: 0730hrs Date of Death: 01/20/05 Fire Department Name: Summit Township Fire Department Fire Department Address: 2121 Ferguson Road, Jackson, Michigan 49203-5505 Fire Department Phone: (517) 788-4115, ext. 239 Fire Department Chief: Mike Hendges Cause of Death: Pending Incident Description: Captain Thornton was fighting a residential structure fire when his self contained breathing apparatus began to run out of air. He became disoriented and then became entrapped, causing him to issue a Mayday call. He was found on the second floor of the structure and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Funeral Arrangements: Pending Tribute is being paid to Captain Thornton at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fatalities/ To date, 4 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2005. ------------- You are currently subscribed to usfa-firefighters as: hollywoodfire822@xxxxxxxx To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-usfa-firefighters-32449A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ___________________________________________________________________ Speed up your surfing with Juno SpeedBand. Now includes pop-up blocker! Only $14.95/month -visit http://www.juno.com/surf to sign up today!