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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 77th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter John C. Brocker 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 Savannah Fire & Emergency Services.

Michael W. Curry

Rank: Master Firefighter
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 13

Date of Incident: 11/19/2016
Time of Incident: 1553hrs
Date of Death: 11/19/2016

Fire Department: Savannah Fire & Emergency Services
Address: 121 E. Oglethorpe AVE, Savannah, GA 31401
Fire Department Chief: Charles G. Middleton

Incident Description: Master Firefighter Curry was involved in operations at an emergency incident on River Street late Saturday afternoon when he suffered an apparent medical condition. Emergency medical personnel attended to Curry on the scene and were escorted in their transport of the firefighter to Memorial University Medical Center. Curry passed away at the hospital Saturday evening.

Incident Location: Rousakis Plaza, Savannah GA

Tribute is being paid to Master Firefighter Michael W. Curry at

To date, 77 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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