It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 54th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebrook 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 New Carlisle Fire Department.
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
Years of Service: 20+
Date of Incident: 08/05/2014
Time of Incident: 2100hrs
Date of Death: 08/05/2014
Fire Department: New Carlisle Fire Department
Address: 204 E Michigan, New Carlisle, IN 46552
Fire Department Chief: Joshua Schweizer
Incident Description: Assistant Fire Chief Middlebrook died from injuries sustained when the roof of a burning commercial storage building collapsed on him and another firefighter. According to reports, the other firefighter sustained a broken ankle and minor burns. Investigation into the cause of the fire remains under investigation by the State of Indiana Fire Marshal’s office.
Incident Location: 5885 N. 800 E, New Carlisle, IN
Tribute is being paid to Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebrook at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 54 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...