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The USFA has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: MA

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 55th Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter and Lieutenant Timothy Oliveira 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 Salisbury Fire Department.

Timothy Oliveira

Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 27
Date of Incident: 07/29/2011
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 07/29/2011

Fire Department: Salisbury Fire Rescue
Address: PO Box 5426, 37 Lafayette RD, Salisbury, MA 01952
Fire Department Chief: Richard Souliotis

Incident Description: Lieutenant Oliveira passed away from injuries sustained when the fire department vehicle he was working under fell off of a jack and struck him.
Incident Location: 37 Lafayette RD, Salisbury, MA

Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Timothy Oliveira at
To date, 55 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 50 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 @

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