It is in sadness and with great honor that we as a Brotherhood post the following Line Of Duty Death from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter and Captain Kenneth Adamo has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Elmwood Park Fire Department.
Rank: Captain Age: 48 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 28 Date of Incident: 12/28/2010 Time of Incident: 0930hrs Date of Death: 12/28/2010
Fire Department: Elmwood Park Fire Department Address: 182 Market St, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 Fire Department Chief: Gary Ruglio
Incident Description: Firefighter Adamo was on an emergency standby at his fire station for the snow emergency declared by New Jersey Acting Governor Stephen M. Sweeney. During his period of duty, Firefighter Adamo reportedly also responded to one call, a smoke detector sounding.
Upon release from duty, Firefighter Adamo returned home and went to bed. He was found deceased in his bed the following morning from a suspected heart attack.
Funeral Arrangements: Friday, 12/31/2010, @ St. Leo's Church, Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ.
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