Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 51st Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & former Assistant Chief and current Safety Officer Paul Price, Sr. and retired Deputy Fire Chief with the Camden City Fire Department 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 Audubon Fire Department & Camden City Fire Department.

Paul Price, Sr.



Rank: Safety Officer
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 40+



Date of Incident: 08/10/2016
Time of Incident: 1546hrs
Date of Death: 08/11/2016


Fire Department: Audubon Fire Department
Address: 221 W. Merchant ST, Audubon, NJ 08106
Fire Department Chief: Arthur Johansen


Incident Description: The Audubon Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with a utility pole and wires down. Safety Officer Price was one of the personnel who answered the alarm by responding to the fire station. One apparatus responded prior to Price arriving at the station. The responding apparatus and personnel mitigated the incident. Safety Officer Price remained at the fire station while the call was ongoing. Upon the return of the apparatus to the fire station, Price assisted the personnel with placing the apparatus back into service. He then left the station and later that evening attended a town Emergency Management meeting. Safety Officer Price returned home later that night and was discovered the following morning by a family member already deceased due to a likely cardiac event. EMS responded for the pronouncement, as no life-saving measures were warranted. Safety Officer Price was a former Assistant Fire Chief with Audubon Fire Department and a retired Deputy Fire Chief with the Camden City Fire Department.


Incident Location: 221 W. Merchant ST, Audubon, NJ 08106




Tribute is being paid to Safety Officer Paul Price, Sr., at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/





To date, 51 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

Views: 176

Comment

You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

Policy Page

CONTRIBUTORS NOTE

Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to www.fireengineering.com/issues.

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail peter.prochilo@clarionevents.com.

FE Podcasts


Check out the most recent episode and schedule of
UPCOMING PODCASTS

© 2021   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service