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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 62nd Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter / EMT and Chief Engineer Daniel P. McCann, III 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 Manasquan Hook & Ladder Company 1.

Daniel P. McCann, III

Rank: Firefighter / EMT and Chief Engineer
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 27

Date of Incident: 09/16/2016
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 09/16/2016

Fire Department: Manasquan Hook & Ladder Company 1
Address: 38 Taylor Ave., Manasquan, NJ 08736
Fire Department Chief: Fire Marshal Chris Barkalow

Incident Description: On the evening of 9/15/16, Chief Engineer McCann was participating in a scheduled firematic training drill with his company. Upon conclusion of the drill, he returned home for the night. A few hours later, McCann suffered a medical event (likely cardiac). Chief Engineer McCann was found in the morning having succumbed to his injury. EMS responded to his home but they were unable to revive him and he was pronounced deceased a short time later. An autopsy is pending.

Incident Location: 3 Abe Vorhees DR, Manasquan, NJ 08736

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter / EMT and Chief Engineer Daniel P. McCann, III at

To date, 62 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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