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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 74th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain David Mowbray has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the North Kingston Fire Department.

David M. Mowbray

Rank: Captain
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 25

Date of Incident: 02/05/2012\
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 11/24/2012

Fire Department: North Kingstown Fire Department
Address: 8150 Post RD, North Kingstown, RI 02852
Fire Department Chief: Fenwick Gardiner

Incident Description: Captain Mowbray passed away at home after being taken to the hospital and treated for a broken back injury suffered while he was at the scene of an emergency medical call earlier in the year.

Funeral Arrangements: Visiting hours will be 11/26/2012 from 1600-2000hrs at the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home (2435 Warwick Ave. in Warwick). The funeral service is scheduled for 11/27/2012 at 1100hrs, Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home.

Tribute is being paid to Captain David M. Mowbray at

To date, 74 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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