9-11-01:Never forget or 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 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: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/inside-usfa/ffmem/ffmem.shtm Additional information on firefighter fatalities may be found on the USFA web site at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/inside-usfa/nfdc/nfdc-data5.shtm To date, 66 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2004. ------------- You are currently subscribed to usfa-firefighters as: hollywoodfire822@xxxxxxxx To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-usfa-firefighters-32449A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ________________________________________________________________ The best thing to hit the Internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the Web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today!