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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 92nd Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & First Assistant Chief Russ Gow 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 Factoryville Fire Department.

Russ “Rooster" Gow

Rank: First Assistant Fire Chief
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 42

Date of Incident: 11/20/2013
Time of Incident: 2310hrs
Date of Death: 11/20/2013

Fire Department: Factoryville Fire Department
Address: PO Box 275, 120 College Avenue, Factoryville, PA 18419
Fire Department Chief: Brian Gow

Incident Description: While at the scene of a residential structure fire, First Assistant Chief Gow collapsed from a nature of illness still to be reported. Gow was treated on scene by fellow responders and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury.

Incident Location: 139 College AVE, Factoryville, PA

Tribute is being paid to First Assistant Fire Chief Russ “Rooster” Gow at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

To date, 92 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...

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