It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 73rd Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Major Malcom Jenkins 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 Fern Creek Fire Department.
Years of Service: 31
Date of Incident: 10/30/2014
Time of Incident: 2100hrs
Date of Death: 10/30/2014
Fire Department: Fern Creek Fire Department
Address: 9409 Old Bardstown RD, Louisville, KY 40291
Fire Department Chief: Mike Schmidt, Jr.
Incident Description: Major Jenkins was found deceased in his fire department vehicle after performing a mandated annual physical agility test at the fire department’s offsite medical provider’s facility. A cause of death has yet to be released.
Incident Location: Vicinity of Taylorsville Road and Tucker Station Road
Tribute is being paid to Major Malcolm Jenkins at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 73 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...