I received this via e-mail:
It is with a heavy heart that I wish to report the passing of female firefighter, Mindy Ohler. She passed away early this morning (01/13) at San Francisco General Hospital.
Mindy was a 13-year veteran firefighter, and a RNA. FF Mindy Ohler is the first female firefighter in San Francisco to die in the line of duty.
Services will be held in San Francisco on Thursday, January 16, 2003. Please contact UFSW Steering Committee Member, Katherine Alba-Swanson, via email (email@example.com) or cell phone (415-609-1499) for further details on honoring Mindy and services for her line-of-duty death.
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01-13-2003, 08:21 PM #1
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- Maryland (but always a Long Islander first)
San Fran FF Mindy Ohler passes....
01-15-2003, 02:09 AM #2
I offer my sincere condolences to the family, friends and firefighting community.....Rest In peace Melinda!
San Francisco firefighter dies after falling off engine
(San Francisco-AP) -- A San Francisco firefighter injured in a
fall from a fire engine last week has died.
A fire department spokesman says Melinda Ohler died yesterday at
San Francisco General Hospital. Ohler had worked on the force for
Department spokesman Barry Wong says Ohler died naturally and
not because she was taken off life support.
Last Wednesday's accident happened when the fire truck carrying
Ohler was on its way to a possible fire in the new people-mover
transit system at San Francisco International Airport.
Ohler fell from the rear-facing seat on the back of the engine
just minutes after leaving the station. Her seat belt was found
The department says it's not clear what happened, and the
accident is being investigated.
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