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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: TX

It is with deep sadness and regret that I post a firefighter fatality Line of duty death from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter Edward Mosely. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Steele Creek Acres Volunteer FD.

Edward Mosely

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 65
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 15
Date of Incident: 09/14/2010
Time of Incident: 0930hrs
Date of Death: 09/26/2010

Fire Department: Steele Creek Acres Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 201 Private Road 1401, Morgan, TX 76671-3242
Fire Department Chief: Bryan Busby
Fire Department POC: David McCarty
Incident Description: While on the ground level, Firefighter Edward Mosely was assisting other firefighters who were working on the roof of a Steele Creek Acres Station. His heel caught on a stack of sheet metal and he fell backwards onto the concrete floor hitting his head. Firefighter Mosely went into a coma and died on September 26, 2010 from injuries sustained from this accident.
Incident Location: County Road 1409, Morgan, TX 76671

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Edward Mosely at

To date, 60 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 58 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 @

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