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

It is with the deepest sadness and sympathy that I post the following Line Of Duty Death from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter Daniel C. Wilson has made the ultimate sacrifice. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Jerusalem TWP Fire Department.

Daniel C. Wilson

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 32
Date of Incident: 10/19/2010
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 10/23/2010

Fire Department: Jerusalem Township Fire Department
Address: 9501 Jerusalem Rd, Curtice, OH 43412
Fire Department Chief: Harold Stanton
Fire Department Website:

Incident Description: On October 19, 2010 at approximately 1515 hours, Firefighter Wilson responded for an EMS call. At the conclusion of the call, he returned home. It was noted that he appeared to be feeling poorly when he left. On October 20, 2010 at approximately 1000 hours, he requested EMS to his residence due to feeling ill. He was transported to the hospital where he underwent emergency heart surgery and remained hospitalized until his death on 10/23/2010.

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Daniel C. Wilson at
To date, 69 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 67 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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