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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 2nd Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain Franck W. Tremaine 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 Jackson Fire Department.

Franck W. Tremaine

Rank: Captain
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Status: Paid-on-call
Years of Service: 40

Date of Incident: 01/09/2015
Time of Incident: 1851hrs
Date of Death: 01/10/2015

Fire Department: Jackson Fire Department
Address: 33 Broadway, Jackson, CA 95642-2301
Fire Department Chief: Mark Morton

Incident Description: Several hours after responding to a motor vehicle accident, Captain Tremaine passed away at home in his sleep from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Incident Location: Hwy 88 at Mondani Ranch

Tribute is being paid to Captain Franck W. Tremaine at

To date, two firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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