It is with the deepest sadness and sympathy that I post the following Line Of Duty Death from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter LT. Bruce Bachinsky has made the ultimate sacrifice. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Waterbury Fire Department.
Years of Service: 12
Date of Incident: 10/26/2010
Time of Incident: 1630hrs
Date of Death: 10/26/2010
Fire Department: Waterbury Fire Department
Address: 236 Grand Street, 4th floor, Waterbury, CT 06702
Fire Department Chief: Michael A. Maglione
Fire Department Website: http://www.waterburyct.org/content/458/4000/567/default.aspx
Incident Description: Lieutenant Bachinsky passed away from an apparent heart attack several hours after completing his duty shift during which he responded to several emergencies.
Incident Location: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: Pending. Updates will be posted at: http://www.waterburyfire.org/
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending. Updates will be posted at: http://www.waterburyfire.org/
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Bruce Bachinsky at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 70 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 68 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....