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U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Saint Paul, MN

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

Name: Ramon E. Hain

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 6

Date of Incident: 11/24/1996

Time of Incident: 2020hrs

Date of Death: 11/14/2009

Fire Department:  Saint Paul Fire Department

Address: 100 East Eleventh ST, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Fire Department Chief: Tim Butler

Incident Description: Firefighter Hain passed away as a result of heart failure reportedly caused by a rare disease he contracted through a documented exposure to hazardous substances (body fluids) while treating a patient.

Incident Location: Pending

Funeral Arrangements: 11/21/2009

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Expressions of sympathy or condolences can be sent to Local 21 at 411 Main Street, Suite 316, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1031.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Ramon E. Hain at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 81 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 78 from incidents that occurred in 2009 and three 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


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