It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 40th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter Ronald Keddie has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Sheridan Fire Department.
Years of Service: 41
Date of Incident: 06/27/2012
Time of Incident: 1300hrs
Date of Death: 06/27/2012
Fire Department: Sheridan Fire Department
Address: 2800 Route 20, PO Box 122, Sheridan, NY 14135
Fire Department Chief: Aaron Brinkman
Incident Description: While preparing to respond to a motor vehicle accident, Firefighter Keddie was found unresponsive in the firehouse. A cause of death is still pending further investigation.
Incident Location: 2800 Route 20, Sheridan, NY 14135
Funeral Arrangements: Visitation: 07/02/12 – 1400hrs-1600hrs and 1900hrs-2100hrs, Mackowiak Funeral Home, 56 E Doughty ST, Dunkirk, NY. Funeral will be held on 07/03/12 at 1100hrs at the Sheridan Fire Station.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter and former Fire Chief Ronald Keddie at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 40 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...