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U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Plymouth, UT

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

Name: Craig C. Starr

Rank: Fire Chief

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: Pending

Date of Incident: 12/24/2009

Time of Incident: Pending

Date of Death: 12/24/2009

Fire Department: Plymouth Fire Department

Address: PO Box 130, 20110 North, Plymouth, UT 84330-0130 (USNG: 12T VM 0484 3645)

Fire Department Chief: Pending

Incident Description: Fire Chief Starr passed away from an apparent heart attack while working an EMS incident.

Incident Location: Pending

Funeral Arrangements: A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:00 a.m. at the Belmont 1st Ward Church, 16925 North 5200 West, Riverside with Bishop Jan-Erik Schow officiating. A viewing will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home, 111 North 100 East, Tremonton and Wednesday from 9:15-10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at the Plymouth Cemetery where a Fireman's Tribute will be held.

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: The family suggests donations to the Plymouth Fire Department.

Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Craig C. Starr at

To date, 91 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 88 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 @


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