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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 64th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Allen Westby 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 East Islip Fire Department.

Allen Westby

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 67
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 43

Date of Incident: 09/22/2014
Time of Incident: 1721hrs
Date of Death: 09/23/2014

Fire Department: East Islip Fire Department
Address: 30 East Main Street, East Islip, NY 11730
Fire Department Chief: Hani Kutteh

Incident Description: Firefighter Westby responded to alarm on the evening of September 22nd and was found deceased at his residence the following morning. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined.
Incident Location: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Allen Westby at

To date, 64 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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