It is with deep regret that I post the following line of duty death of fellow brother in arms. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and the members of Beacon Hose Co. No. 1.
Name: Kevin Swan
Rank: Fire Police Captain
Years of Service: Pending
Date of Incident: 03/10/2010
Time of Incident: 0508hrs
Date of Death: 03/10/2010
Fire Department: Beacon Hose Co. No. 1
Address: 35 N. Main St., Beacon Falls, CT 06403
Fire Department Chief: Brian Cloney
Fire Department Website: http://www.beaconhose.com
Incident Description: At 0508hrs on March 10, 2010, Beacon Hose Co was dispatched to a report of a structure fire. Fire Police Captain Swan signed on the radio network but did not arrive at the station or incident scene. Captain Swan was found unresponsive around 0800hrs inside his pickup truck in his driveway. The nature and cause of fatal injury is under investigation.
Incident Location: 20 Susan Street, Beacon Falls, CT 06403
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Fire Police Captain Kevin Swan at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 14 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 13 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....