It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 41st Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter Rocky Dunkin has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Nile Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Rocky E. Dunkin
Years of Service: Pending
Date of Incident: 07/01/2012
Time of Incident: 0230hrs
Date of Death: 07/01/2012
Fire Department: Nile Township Volunteer Fire Department
Address: PO Box 41, 15 Third ST RT 52 674, Friendship, OH 45630
Fire Department Chief: Barry Davis
Incident Description: Firefighter Dunkin was found unconscious at the scene of a motor vehicle accident where he had been assisting medical personnel with crash victims. Dunkin was transported to South Ohio Medical Center but passed away from a cause still to be determined.
Incident Location: U.S. 52 near Friendship, Ohio
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Rocky E. Dunkin at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 41 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...