I was enjoying in not having to post for quite awhile anymore LODD's. It is with deep sadness and regret that I post a firefighter fatality Line of duty death from the USFA. Fellow brother Chief Larry Suiter. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Green Garden FD.
Rank: Fire Chief
Years of Service: 40
Date of Incident: 09/03/2010
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 09/04/2010
Lorraine Green Garden Fire Department
Address: PO Box 81, Lorraine, KS 67459-0081
Fire Department Chief: Pending
Incident Description: Fire Chief Suiter responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak at a grain elevator. After returning home from the incident, Chief Suiter passed away from a cause still to be reported.
Incident Location: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Larry Suiter at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 54 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 52 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 2 from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats....