03-29-2000, 09:37 AM #1fireman2Firehouse.com Guest
Tragedy takes another one of our "heroes". Last night during a routine training class, the volunteer fire chief in Clayton, GA was killed when the coupling came apart and he was struck in the head with the hose.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the Clayton Fire Department and to his family. May God Bless each and everyone of our heroes as they prepare to say goodbye to another brother who has been lost.
03-29-2000, 02:08 PM #2jedge168Firehouse.com Guest
Another brother lost. Our deepest sympathies to the friends, family, and firefighters of Clayton. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
03-29-2000, 02:11 PM #3csgosFirehouse.com Guest
My sympathy to the fire chief's family and to the City of Clayton and Rabun County Georgia. May the Good Lord provide understanding and comfort to all.
03-29-2000, 02:37 PM #4CaptstanmFirehouse.com Guest
It has gotten so I am scared to open the FIREHOUSE Web Site any more. It was with deep pain and sorry that I read of the tragic death in Georgia. We have lost another brother firefighter and this time a young fire chief. We love you all. God bless your families and your department. Our hearts and prayers are extended to you as we feel your pain and suffering from this great distance.
Stan,Karen, Trey, Ryan
Virginia Firefighting Family
03-29-2000, 03:37 PM #5BFD22Firehouse.com Guest
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all...The members of the Brevard F.D.
03-29-2000, 03:38 PM #6FIREMEDIC BILLFirehouse.com Guest
From all your brothers in Grayson, to Rabun County Fire and the Queen family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of our great lost of another brother.
FIREMEDIC BILL JENNINGS
GWINNETT FIRE/GRAYSON GA.
STATION 8-B SHIFT
ENGINE AND MED 8
03-29-2000, 04:05 PM #7Rizz257Firehouse.com Guest
The officers and members of Heavy Rescue Co 1 of the Elmont FD wish to express their condolences to the family of Chief Mike Queen and the members of the Clayton FD. May the Supreme Chief watch over his family and friends and guide Mike Queen to the eternal fire station to join the rest of our fallen comrads.
Peter Rizzo Ex Capt
Heavy Rescue Co 1
Elmont FD Elmont NY
03-29-2000, 04:50 PM #8nsfirechapFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the members of the North Star VFD please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences. Once again we grieve at the loss of a brother we never had the priveledge to meet. May God truly bless and comfort those who do mourn.
Chaplain Jeff Turkel
North Star VFD
North Pole, Alaska
03-29-2000, 06:04 PM #9Capt-EJ12Firehouse.com Guest
It is of great sorrow that the Richmond, VA, Department of Fire and Emergency Services learned of sudden passing of Chief Mike Queen. Our prayers are with the Clayton, GA Fire Department and his family. May he rest in peace.
03-29-2000, 09:25 PM #10firecap4Firehouse.com Guest
My family wishes to extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to Chief Queen's family and to the rest of our brothers and sisters in the NE Georgia firefighting community.
Capt. Chuck Yeargin
Glynn Co., Ga. FD
03-29-2000, 09:37 PM #11glenrosefdFirehouse.com Guest
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the members of the Rabun County Volunteer Fire Department.
The Glen Rose Fire Dept.
Serving Hot Spring County since 1979
03-29-2000, 11:09 PM #12evbFirehouse.com Guest
My thoughts and condolences go out to the department members and the family of Mike. Even retired, I still take the loss personally.. knowing that a brother has fallen.
We all know the importance of testing hose (our lifelines). In some way, Mike's sacrifice may have saved the lives of countless more in the future.. on the fireground where this line may have burst at at critical point.
Eric Bush, Firefighter (retired)
Houston, Texas USA
A National Internet Last Alarm Site for our fallen heroes
03-30-2000, 12:32 AM #13ChaplainMooreFirehouse.com Guest
For your Chief and our brother we send our heart felt love and share our prayers with you for his children, family, and friends. For you, our bonded brothers, we hurt with you in this tragic loss. May the Hope of God's Presence be with you and God's everlasting Peace confort you.
Chaplain Gene Moore,
Wake County VOL. Firemens Association, NC
03-30-2000, 01:24 AM #14T ony HartmanFirehouse.com Guest
The members of the Dresden fire departmant wish to pass on their condolences to the faimly, friends, and fellow members of Clayton Fire Department on the passing of Chief Queen. May God be with you in this time of need.
03-30-2000, 02:44 AM #15PHASEDFIGHTERFirehouse.com Guest
FAR TO OFTEN WE HEAR OF A BROTHER OR A SISTER LOST TRAGICLY. OUR HEARTS AND PRAYERS BE WITH THE FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND MEMBERS OF THE RABUN COUNTY VOL. F.D.
THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE
CHESNEE CITY VOL. F.D.
03-30-2000, 08:06 AM #16Les.HFirehouse.com Guest
My deepest sympathies to the family of Mike Queen,his close friends and the rest of his 'crew' at Clayton.
In our thoughts during this sad time, even over the waters the pain is still there. I am sure he will always be remembered by those who had the pleasure to know him.
03-30-2000, 09:52 AM #17ACFDEagle5Firehouse.com Guest
Our deepest sympanthies and condolences to the Rabun County Fire Department and Chief Queen's family and friends. Words cannot soften the loss of a brother firefighter and loved one. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers.
Martin J. Martinez
Assistant Fire Chief
Federal Fire Department (VA)
03-30-2000, 06:00 PM #18Lieutenant GonzoFirehouse.com Guest
Our condolences go out to the family of Chief Queen.
03-30-2000, 09:23 PM #19J LumsdenFirehouse.com Guest
Our prayers go out to our neighboring brothers and sisters in the Rabun County Fire Dept. You have the support of our entire department.
White County Fire Dept. (GA)
03-30-2000, 09:34 PM #20J PutnamFirehouse.com Guest
Unluckily we have lost another brother in this huge world of firefighters. Our condolances to the family and fire department of Chief Queen. May he rest in eternal peace.
Jeffrey Putnam and the
Brothers and Sisters of
the USAKA Fire Dept.
Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
03-31-2000, 11:08 AM #21ShakabreFirehouse.com Guest
Our hearts go out to the families & members of the Rabun County Fire Department. I have family that are members of this department and know how much of a close knit community that Rabun County is. With deepest sympathy.
Martin County Fire-Rescue
03-31-2000, 11:46 AM #22Rodney WagnerFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the Ridgefield Park, NJ Fire Department, I wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends & members of the Clayton, GA FD on the untimely death of Chief Mike Queen. Our thoughts are with everyone of you.
Assistant Chief Rodney Wagner
Ridgefield Park, NJ Volunteer Fire Department
04-02-2000, 11:48 AM #23JPFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the roster of the Chelsea Fire Department of Chelsea, Qc. Canada, I send our most heartfelt condolences to the Clayton Fire Department on the loss of their chief. It has been a terrible year for line of duty deaths. May we learn what we can from these incidents in order not to repeat them.
04-04-2000, 10:29 AM #24ycfd4momFirehouse.com Guest
What a sad and tragic loss. My prayers go out to the family and brother firefighters of this fallen hero. God bless you all in this time of deepest sorrow. May you find strength in knowing that your brother is in God's loving arms and watching out for you all from his "Heavenly Watch".
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