It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 19th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother & Lieutenant Homer “J.R.” Harrell has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Orange City Fire Department.
Homer “J.R.” Harrell
Years of Service: 11
Date of Incident: 02/24/2014
Time of Incident: 1030hrs
Date of Death: 02/24/2014
Fire Department: Orange City Fire Department
Address: 215 N Holly Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
Fire Department Chief: Chris Johnson
Incident Description: Lieutenant Harrell passed away from a reported heart attack shortly after coming off his assigned shift which included one or more emergency responses.
Incident Location: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Homer “J.R.” Harrell at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 19 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...