It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 6th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Assistant Chief Mike "Coop" Cooper 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 Centerville Fire Department.
Mike "Coop" Cooper
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
Years of Service: 38
Date of Incident: 01/30/2015
Time of Incident: 1930hrs
Date of Death: 01/31/2015
Fire Department: Centerville Fire Department
Address: 314 E Maple ST, Centerville, IA 52544-2238
Fire Department Chief: Mike Bogle
Incident Description: Assistant Fire Chief Cooper died at home from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined several hours after being released from the scene of a large structure fire in a commercial occupancy.
Incident Location: 22900 HWY 5 South, Centerville, IA
Tribute is being paid to Assistant Fire Chief Mike "Coop" Cooper at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, six firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...