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
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 http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
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 @ http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats...