Please reply to this message if you are experiencing technical difficulty. For all other inquiries, please Contact USFA.
Name: Gary D. Street
Years of Service: 5
Date of Incident: 10/17/2009
Time of Incident: 1333hrs
Date of Death: 10/17/2009
Fire Department: East Lake Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 4029 Lake Sinclair Drive, Sparta, GA 31087
Fire Department Chief: James J. McClure
Fire Department Website: http://elsvfd.com/index.htm
Incident Description: Firefighter Street was operating at the scene of an emergency medical call. After moving a fire department squad so that a responding ambulance could be brought forward to transport the patient, Street collapsed and subsequently passed away from an apparent heart attack.
Incident Location: 182 Deer Park, Sparta, GA
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: In honor of Firefighter Gary D. Street, c/o East Lake Sinclair Volunteer Fire Department, 4029 Lake Sinclair Drive, Sparta, GA 31087.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Gary D. Street at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 75 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 73 from incidents that occurred in 2009 and two from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
The United States Fire Administration recommends everyone should have a comprehensive fire protection plan that includes smoke alarms, residential sprinklers, and practicing a home fire escape plan.
Follow USFA updates on Twitter
Update your subscriptions, modify your password or e-mail address, or stop subscriptions at any time on your Subscriber Preferences Page. You will need to use your e-mail address to log in. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This service is provided to you at no charge by the U.S. Fire Administration.
U.S. Fire Administration · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Emmitsburg, MD 21727 · (301) 447-1000