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 Chief Tom Hardy has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Athens Twp Fire Department.
Rank: Fire Chief Age: 68 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 17 Date of Incident: 12/24/2010 Time of Incident: 1900hrs Date of Death: 12/31/2010
Fire Department: Athens Township Fire Department Address: 130 E Burr Oak ST, Athens, MI 49011 Fire Department Chief: Pending
Incident Description: While at the station after returning from a fire call, Fire Chief Hardy fell and struck his head. He was treated by fellow firefighters and transported to the hospital. While in the hospital, Chief Hardy’s conditioned worsened and he remained in a coma for several days before passing away from his injuries.
Incident Location: 130 E Burr Oak ST, Athens, MI 49011.
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Contributions in honor of Fire Chief Tom Hardy can be made to the Athens TWP Fire Department Auxiliary, 130 E Burr Oak ST, Athens, MI 49011.
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