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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality in AZ.

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Captain Dennis Robinson. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and the members of the Three Points Fire Department.

Dennis Robinson

Age: 61
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Rank: Captain
Nature of Death: Unknown
Classification: Career
Emergency Duty: No
Incident Date: 03/30/2010
Duty Type: Other On-Duty
Incident Time: 15:00
Activity Type: In-Station Duties
Death Date: 03/31/2010
Fixed Prop. Use: Storage

Fire Dept. Info:
Three Points Fire Department
11200 S. Sierrita Mountain Rd., PMB 328
Tucson , Arizona 85736
Chief: John Williams

Initial Summary: A few hours after participating in roof ventilation training on the fire department's portable burn trailer, Captain Robinson fell ill at Three Point's Station 92. He was transported to Saint Mary's Hospital, but succumbed to his injury the following day. The nature of the fatal injury is still under investigation.

Incident Location: 11777 W Camino Lucido, Tucson, AZ 85735

Memorial Fund Info: Memorials may be made to the Three Points Fire District, 11200 S. Sierrita Mountain Rd., PMB 328, Tucson, AZ 85736 to the attention of Chief John Williams.

Tribute is being paid to at Captain Robinson

To date, 21 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 20 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 1 from a previous incident in 2009. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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