Name: William Thompson
Years of Service: 30
Date of Incident: 06/18/2009
Time of Incident: Approx. 0715
Date of Death: 06/18/2009
Fire Department: Dushore Fire Company
Fire Department POC: Assistant Chief John Yonkin
Incident Description: Firefighter Thompson suffered an apparent heart attack and died at approximately 0715 hrs Thursday, June 18, 2009, while on his way to work. Firefighter Thompson had responded to an emergency call the previous evening.
Incident Location: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Not Reported
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter William Thompson at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 51 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 50 from incidents that occurred in 2009 and one from a previous year incident. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
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