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

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.

Malcolm Jenkins

Rank: Major
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Status: Career
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
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

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