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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 58th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & District Fire Chief Spencer J. Chauvin 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. John the Baptist Parish Office of Fire Services.

Spencer J. Chauvin



Rank: District Fire Chief
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 21



Date of Incident: 08/28/2016
Time of Incident: 0730hrs
Date of Death: 08/28/2016


Fire Department: St. John the Baptist Parish Office of Fire Services
Address: 1801 W. Airline HWY, LaPlace, LA 70068
Fire Department Chief: Cain Dufrene


Incident Description: Description: While working at the scene of a single vehicle accident on Westbound Interstate 10, District Fire Chief Spencer J. Chauvin was struck and killed by a charter bus that crashed into the accident scene. A passenger in a vehicle at the scene was also killed and many others were injured including two firefighters who received non-life threatening injuries in the incident.


Incident Location: Westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near mile marker 203


Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Spencer J. Chauvin at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/


To date, 58 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

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