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

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother Firefighter John P. Moore. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and the members of the Columbus FD in Ohio.

John P. Moore,

Age: 56
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank: FF
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Classification: Career
Emergency Duty: No
Incident Date: 03/29/2010
Duty Type: Other On-Duty
Incident Time: 16:00
Activity Type: In-Station Duties
Death Date: 03/29/2010
Fixed Prop. Use: Educational

Fire Dept. Info:
Columbus Fire Division
3675 Parsons Avenue
Columbus , Ohio 43207
Chief: Ned Pettus, Jr.

Initial Summary: Firefighter Moore was assigned as a Paramedic Instructor at the Columbus Fire Division Training Academy. He was found unresponsive in his office from an apparent heart attack. Efforts to revive Firefighter Moore were unsuccessful.

Incident Location: Columbus Division of Fire Training Academy, 3639/3675 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43207

Memorial Fund Info: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter John P. Moore at

To date, 18 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 17 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 @

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