It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 56th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Safety Officer Douglas James Casson 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 Vaughn Volunteer Fire Department.
Douglas James Casson
Rank: Saftey Officer
Years of Service: 20
Date of Incident: 08/06/2014
Time of Incident: 0200hrs
Date of Death: 08/06/2014
Fire Department: Vaughn Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 380 Post Avenue, Vaughn, MT 59487
Fire Department Chief: Jason McAllister
Incident Description: Safety Officer Douglas Casson completed fire department training that included non-routine physical activity at 2200hrs on Tuesday, August, 5, 2014. Casson passed away at 0200hrs on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at his residence.
Incident Location: Great Falls, MT
Tribute is being paid to Saftey Officer Douglas James Casson at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 56 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...