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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 68th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Bruce Sensenig has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Quentin Volunteer Fire Company.

Bruce Sensenig

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 2

Date of Incident: 07/22/2013
Time of Incident: 1821hrs
Date of Death: 07/22/2013

Fire Department: Quentin Volunteer Fire Company
Address: 20 S Lebanon St, Quentin, PA 17042
Fire Department Chief: Stan Singer

Incident Description: While operating his privately owned vehicle enroute to the station in response to a MVA call, Firefighter Sensenig lost control of his car and crossed the center line sideways into the oncoming lane of travel where the passenger side of his car was struck broadside by an oncoming minivan. Sensenig was killed at the scene in the crash and the reported 70 year old operator of the van was injured and transported to the hospital. While still under investigation, wet weather and road conditions were cited by authorities as possible contributing factors in the incident.

Incident Location: Fatal MVA Horseshoe Pike near Spangler Road, West Cornwall Township; Initial MVA call - PA Route 117 and Route 72

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Bruce Sensenig at

To date, 68 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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