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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: TN

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 53rd Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain Roulos Davis has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Chattanooga Fire Department.

Roulos Davis

Rank: Captain

Age: 49

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 25

Date of Incident: 08/20/2012

Time of Incident: 0729hrs

Date of Death: 08/20/2012

Fire Department: Chattanooga Fire Department

Address: 910 Wisdom ST, Chattanooga, TN 37406-1750

Fire Department Chief: Randy Parker

Incident Description: Captain Davis fell ill shortly after reporting to work at Station 14 in St. Elmo. Despite efforts by his fellow firefighters to revive him with CPR, Captain Davis died shortly after arriving at the hospital. The nature and cause of the fatal illness has yet to be determined.

Incident Location: 1009 West 39th ST, Chattanooga, TN 37410

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Captain Roulos Davis at

To date, 53 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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