It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 48th Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Walter E. Hauser has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to our brothers family and the members of the Rochester Fire Department.
Walter E. Hauser
Years of Service: Pending
Date of Incident: 02/11/1981
Time of Incident: 0925hrs
Date of Death: 07/02/2011
Fire Department: Rochester Fire Department
Address: 185 Exchange ST, STE 665, Rochester, NY 14614
Fire Department Chief: John D. Caufield
Fire Department Website: http://www.cityofrochester.gov/services/fire
Incident Description: Firefighter Hauser passed away from serious injuries he suffered during a 1981 fire in a department store at the Midtown Plaza.
Incident Location: McCurdy’s Department Store, Midtown Plaza, 211 Midtown Plz, Rochester, NY 14604
Funeral Arrangements: 07/07/2011
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: None
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Walter E. Hauser at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 48 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 43 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and five from previous years’ incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats....