It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 76th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Ex-Captain Richard Weisse Sr. 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 St. James Fire District.
Richard Weisse, Sr.
Years of Service: 42
Date of Incident: 11/15/2014
Time of Incident: 1100hrs
Date of Death: 11/15/2014
Fire Department: St. James Fire District
Address: 221 Jefferson Ave, St. James, NY 11780
Fire Department Chief: Michael Grayson
Incident Description: A short time after responding to a school fire alarm, Firefighter Weisse suffered a medical emergency and passed away. The nature and cause of fatal injury are pending further investigation.
Incident Location: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter/Ex-Captain Richard Weisse, Sr. at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/