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U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Columbus, OH

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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Name: John P. Moore
Rank: Firefighter/Paramedic
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 35
Date of Incident: 03/29/2010
Time of Incident: 1600hrs
Date of Death: 03/29/2010
Fire Department: Columbus Division of Fire
Address: 3675 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, OH 43207
Fire Department Chief: Ned Pettus, Jr.
Fire Department Website:
Incident Description: Firefighter Moore was assigned as a Paramedic Instructor at the Columbus Fire Division Training Academy. He was found unresponsive in his office from an apparent heart attack. Efforts to revive Firefighter Moore were unsuccessful.
Incident Location: Columbus Division of Fire Training Academy, 3639/3675 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43207.
Funeral Arrangements: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 @ 1100 hrs, Veterans Memorial, 300 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215.
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter John P. Moore at
To date, 19 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 18 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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