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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 2nd Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Chris Swan 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 Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Fire Department.

Christ Swan

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Status: Industrial
Years of Service: 28

Date of Incident: 01/10/2014
Time of Incident: 2100hrs
Date of Death: 01/10/2014

Fire Department: Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Fire Department
Address: 86 South Cobb Drive, RPM-4, Mail0491, Marietta, GA 30063
Fire Department Chief: Willie Parker

Incident Description: Along with other firefighters, Firefighter Swan was investigating an activated fire alarm. Swan became fatigued and was found in cardiac arrest. Efforts to revive Firefighter Swan were initiated and he was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.

Incident Location: 86 South Cobb Drive, Bldg B-3, Marietta, GA 30063

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Christ Swan at

Funeral Arrangements:
Visitation: Friday 1-17 from 10AM-8PM Gregory Levett & Sons FH, 4347 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, Ga 30034
Service: Saturday 1-18 @ 3pm, St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 2560 Tilson Road, Decatur, Ga 30032

To date, two firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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