It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 98th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Fire Chief John Wyman Sr. 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 Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department.
John J. Wayman Sr.
Rank: Fire Chief
Years of Service: 43
Date of Incident: 12/14/2013
Time of Incident: 1140hrs
Date of Death: 12/15/2013
Fire Department: Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 98 E Jefferson ST, Jefferson, OH 44047
Fire Department Chief: Assistant Chief Tom Latchey
Incident Description: Fire Chief Wayman passed away from an apparent heart attack within 24 hours of working with his fire department at the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving a truck and train at a railroad crossing.
Incident Location: Netcher Road Railroad Crossing
Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief John J. Wayman Sr. at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 98 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...