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

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Captain Vincent Iaccino. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Roosevelt Fire District Engine Company #1.

Vincent Iaccino


Rank: Captain
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 22
Date of Incident: 04/12/2010
Time of Incident: 2030hrs
Date of Death: 04/12/2010

Fire Department:
Roosevelt Fire District Engine Company #1
Address: PO Box 394, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Fire Department Chief: William Steenbergh
Fire Department POC: William Steenbergh
Fire Department Website: rooseveltfiredistrict.com

Incident Description: During a training exercise at the Dutchess County Fire Training Center, Captain Iaccino experienced severe chest pains. While en route, via ambulance, to a local hospital, he went into cardiac arrest and never regained consciousness.

Incident Location: Dutchess County Fire Training Center, Creek Road, Poughkeepsie, NY

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Captain Iaccino at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 26 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 25 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 1 from a previous year incident. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats....

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