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Name: Henry Sandy
Years of Service: 9
Date of Incident: 01/26/2010
Time of Incident: 1159hrs
Date of Death: 01/26/2010
Fire Department: Northside Volunteer Fire Department
Address: PO Box 2521, 3455 N ST Louis ST, Batesville, AR 72503-2521
Fire Department Chief: Karrel Fleetwood
Incident Description: Firefighter Sandy was working water supply and pumper operations at the scene of a residential structure fire when he collapsed from an apparent heart attack moments after refueling one of the motors. Firefighters and other responders worked to resuscitate Firefighter Sandy, but he succumbed to his injury.
Incident Location: 2516 E Main ST, Batesville, AR 72503
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: In honor of Firefighter Henry Sandy, c/o Northside Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 2521, Batesville, AR 72503-2521
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Henry Sandy at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, six firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; five from incidents that occurred in 2010 and one 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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