[cifnmedia] Fw: Notices of Firefighter Fatality - NM, KY and NH

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  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 20:19:33 GMT

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

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This is a message from the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Fire 
You may submit your comments or request additional information, by contacting 
through our web site at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/applications/feedback/
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following
firefighter fatalities:

Name: Mike McAdams
Rank: Firefighter
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 12
Date of Incident: 08/03/2004
Time of Incident: 2100hrs
Date of Death: 08/04/2004               
Fire Department Name: Sapello-Rociada Volunteer Fire Company
Fire Department Address: Sapello, NM  87745
Fire Department Phone: (877) 425-7133
Fire Department Chief: Bill Gamel
Cause of Death: Firefighter McAdams died at home from a cause to be
determined several hours after responding with his fire company to the
scene of a vehicle accident.
Memorial Fund Contact and Address:  In memory of Firefighter Mike
McAdams, C/o Sapello-Rociada VFC, PO Box 8, Sapello, NM  87745


Name: Barbara Bordenkircher
Rank: Firefighter
Age: 52
Gender: Female
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 1
Date of Incident: 08/10/2004
Time of Incident: 1730hrs
Date of Death: 08/10/2004               
Fire Department Name: Wickliffe Rural Fire Department
Fire Department Address: 247 3rd St., Wickliffe, KY 42087
Fire Department Phone: (270) 335-3685
Fire Department Chief: Michael Bryant
Cause of Death: Firefighter Bordenkircher was operating a piece of fire
apparatus in response to a reported grass fire when, for a cause still to
be determined, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, killing
Bordenkircher and seriously injuring another firefighter (William Stanton)
who was riding in the vehicle.
Wake/Viewing: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending


Name: Michael J. Bliss
Rank: Rescue Crew Member
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 12
Date of Incident: 08/06/2004
Time of Incident: 1740hrs
Date of Death: 08/06/2004       
Fire Department Name: Speedway Safety Services
Fire Department Address: One Lincoln Heights, Claremont, NH 03743
Fire Department Phone: 603-542-6660
Fire Department Chief: Administrator Dale Gerard
Cause of Death: A second practice session on the Twin State Speedway had
just started when a large piece of debris, either a wheel or axle bearing,
was spotted on the track. Rescue Crew Member Bliss was asked to go out
onto the track to retrieve the debris, where he was struck and killed by
one of the race cars.
Funeral Arrangements: 08/11/2004 @ 1200hrs at St. Augustine?s Church,
Barre St. in Montpelier.
Memorial Fund Contact and Address:  In memory of Assistant Chief Michael
J. Bliss, C/o East Montpelier Volunteer Fire Department, 365 Templeton
Rd., East Montpelier, VT 05651-0146

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter McAdams, Firefighter Bordenkircher
and Rescue Crew Member Bliss at:

Additional information on firefighter fatalities may be found on the USFA
web site at:

To date, 66 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2004.

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