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U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Blanchard, OH

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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Name: Conrad Mansfield

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 25

Date of Incident: 06/10/2009

Time of Incident: Pending

Date of Death: 06/12/2009

Fire Department: Delaware Township Volunteer Fire Department

Address: 602 S. Main Street, Blanchard, OH 45867

Fire Department Chief: Jeff Adams

Incident Description: Firefighter Mansfield collapsed while participating in pump training. Mansfield was transported to the local hospital and then airlifted to a hospital in Toledo where he was placed on life support. Firefighter Mansfield succumbed to his injury on June 12th. Preliminary results indicate the nature of the fatal injury was a stroke, but a final determination is pending further investigation.

Incident Location: Pending

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Conrad Mansfield at

To date, 47 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 46 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 @


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