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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 80th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Jeffrey Hudson has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the St. Louis Fire Department.

Jeffrey Hudson

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 18

Date of Incident: 12/12/2012
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 12/12/2012

Fire Department: St. Louis Fire Department
Address: 1421 N. Jefferson, St. Louis, MO 63106
Fire Department Chief: Dennis Jenkerson

Incident Description: In the morning and a short time after returning from an emergency call, Firefighter Hudson was found deceased in his bunk at the fire house. The cause of death is still to be determined.

Incident Location: Fire Station #36, 5000 S. Kingshighway Blvd

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Jeffrey Hudson at

To date, 80 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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