It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 70th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Paramedic Jermaine Frye 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 Fire Department City of New York.
Years of Service: 18
Date of Incident: 10/25/2016
Time of Incident: 1630hrs
Date of Death: 10/29/2016
Fire Department: Cimarron Hills Fire Department
Address: 1835 Tuskegee Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Fire Department Chief: Steve Conner
Incident Description: The day after being released from the hospital for treatment of a work-related injury he sustained during training, Firefighter/Paramedic Frye was found at his home in cardiac arrest. According to the fire department, Wescott Fire Protection District responders tried unsuccessfully to revive Frye, but he succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined.
Incident Location: 1885 Peterson Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter/Paramedic Jermaine Frye at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 70 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