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U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Beacon Falls, CT

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

Name: Kevin Swan

Rank: Fire Police Captain

Age: 69

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: Pending

Date of Incident: 03/10/2010

Time of Incident: 0508hrs

Date of Death: 03/10/2010

Fire Department: Beacon Hose Co. No. 1

Address: 35 N. Main St., Beacon Falls, CT  06403

Fire Department Chief: Brian Cloney

Fire Department Website:

Incident Description: At 0508hrs on March 10, 2010, Beacon Hose Co was dispatched to a report of a structure fire.  Fire Police Captain Swan signed on the radio network but did not arrive at the station or incident scene. Captain Swan was found unresponsive around 0800hrs inside his pickup truck in his driveway. The nature and cause of fatal injury is under investigation.

Incident Location: 20 Susan Street, Beacon Falls, CT 06403

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Fire Police Captain Kevin Swan at

To date, 14 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 13 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 1 from a previous year incident.  Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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