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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 2nd Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Jonathan Burgess has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to their families and members of the South Alabama Regional Airport Fire Department and to the OPP Alabama Fire Department where Johnathan Burgess was also a captain according to the department's web site.

Jonathan Wayne Burgess


Rank: Firefighter
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 14

Date of Incident: 01/08/2013
Time of Incident: 1736hrs
Date of Death: 01/08/2013

Fire Department: South Alabama Regional Airport Fire Department
Address: 21861 Bill Benton LN, Andalusia, AL 36421
Fire Department Chief: Michael Ellis

Incident Description: Firefighter Burgess passed away from an apparent heart attack while performing safety checks on the runway at the South Alabama Regional Airport.

Incident Location: Runway 29, South Alabama Regional Airport

Funeral Arrangements: 01/11/2013

Tribute is being paid to OFD Fire Captain and SARA Firefighter Jonathan Wayne Burgess at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 2 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...

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