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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: LA

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 83rd Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Scott Osenenko 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 Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #4.

Scott Osenenko

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: <1

Date of Incident: 12/03/2011

Time of Incident: 0400hrs

Date of Death: 12/03/2011


Fire Department: Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #4

Address: 29758 S Palmetto ST, Walker, LA 70785-7826

Fire Department Chief: James T. Wascom

Fire Department Website:


Incident Description: Firefighter Osenenko was engaged in operations at the scene of a residential structure fire, assisting in the firefight and rescue of the occupants, when he suffered a medical emergency. Osenenko was treated at the scene by fellow responders and transported to the Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge where he passed away from his injuries.

According to local authorities, none of the residents of the home suffered significant injuries. The fire is under investigation, with an electric space heater reported as a possible cause.

Incident Location: 9673 Florida Boulevard, Walker, LA


Funeral Arrangements: Visitation, Tuesday (12/06) 1700-1900hrs; Wednesday (12/07) 0800-1000hrs, with services beginning at 1000hrs conducted by Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #4 Chaplin Thomas Normand, at the Revival Temple Church, 28521 Walker South Road, Walker, LA.

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Scott Osenenko at


To date, 83 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 77 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and six from previous years’ incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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