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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 12th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain George Turner has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for his fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and members of the Jericho Fire Department.

George A. Turner, Jr.

Rank: Captain
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 30+

Date of Incident: 03/08/2013
Time of Incident: 1100hrs
Date of Death: 03/08/2013

Fire Department: Jericho Fire Department
Address: 424 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753-2105
Fire Department Chief: Carl E. Johnson

Incident Description: Captain Turner passed away from an apparent heart attack while responding to a motor vehicle accident.

Incident Location: Long Island Expressway (I-495)

Tribute is being paid to Captain George A. Turner, Jr. at

To date, 12 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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