It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 26th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Senior Captain Jeff Bayless 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 Anchorage Fire Department.
Rank: Senior Captain
Years of Service: 19
Date of Incident: 03/07/2014
Time of Incident: 1148hrs
Date of Death: 03/07/2014
Fire Department: Anchorage Fire Department
Address: 100 E 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501
Fire Department Chief: Peter C. Bushue
Incident Description: Senior Captain Bayless collapsed during Rules Of Air Management (ROAM) training. Crews on scene began immediate treatment and Senior Captain Bayless was transported to Alaska Regional Hospital where he later passed away from a nature of fatal injury still to be reported.
Incident Location: Anchorage Fire Department Training Center, 1150 Airport Heights Rd
Tribute is being paid to Senior Captain Jeffery Bayless at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 26 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...