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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 75th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Timothy Jansen has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Santa Fe Fire Protection District.

Timothy P. Jansen

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 15

Date of Incident: 12/02/2012
Time of Incident: 1930hrs
Date of Death: 12/02/

Fire Department: Santa Fe Fire Protection District
Address: 408 Caryle RD, Bartelso, IL 62218
Fire Department Chief: Adam Maue

Incident Description: Firefighter Jansen was struck and killed by a fire truck at the scene of a house fire. Jansen was on the first fire apparatus to arrive at scene and was standing outside the vehicle when he was hit. Firefighter Jansen was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese, where he passed away from his injuries.

Incident Location: 9750 River Road

Funeral Arrangements: 12/06/2012 @ 1130hrs, St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bartelso, IL

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Timothy P. Jansen at

To date, 75 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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