Thread: Vol FF Dies in Fall Responding
12-15-2003, 04:15 PM #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2003
- New York
Vol FF Dies in Fall Responding
12-15-2003, 08:07 PM #2
Rest In Peace brother. I pray for the family tonight who has to deal with the pain of his passing.
Firefighter, Volunteering since Oct 2001
CCFA 05-04, best overall class for 2005
12-15-2003, 10:08 PM #3
that just plain ol stinks............I am sorry to hear of the loss of such a dedicated community member.Rest in Peace.IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
Pardon me sir.. .....but I believe we are all over here !
ATTENTION ALL SHOPPERS: Will the dead horse please report to the forums.(thanks Motown)
RAY WAS HERE 08/28/05
LETHA' FOREVA' ! 010607
I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
"but I guarentee you I will FF your arse off" from>
12-16-2003, 01:49 PM #4
Is this being handled as a LODD death?"When you are safe at home, you wish you were having an adventure-when you're having an adventure, you wish you were safe at home"
12-16-2003, 05:14 PM #5
I would think that it would be considered LODD. I may be wrong, but I believe we are covered from the time the pagers go off until we get back home afterwards.........
12-16-2003, 11:19 PM #6
- Join Date
- Oct 2003
RIP George, from a fellow Rockland brother. Our prayers go out to the Wohl Family as well as his Congers FD family.
12-17-2003, 08:41 AM #7
- Join Date
- Nov 2003
- randleman, nc, usa
When one of our brothers fall it is one too many... We will have his family in our prayers and thoughts. The members of Level Cross Fire Dept..
12-19-2003, 09:50 AM #8
Yes, it's been classified as an LODD:
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following
Name: George Wohl
Years of Service: 30+
Date of Incident: 12/13/2003
Time of Incident: 1455hrs
Date of Death: 12/13/2003
Fire Department Name: Congers Fire Department
Fire Department Address: 64 Lake Road, Congers, NY 10920
Fire Department Phone: 845-268-6562
Fire Department Website: http://www.congersfd.org/
Fire Department Chief: Phillip Leto
Cause of Death: Firefighter Wohl was working on the outside of his
residence near the top of a ladder (hanging holiday decorations) when he
received a fire alert. While descending from the ladder, he fell and
received severe head and neck injuries, killing him.
Calling Hours: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 and Thursday, December 18,
2003 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at TJ McGowan Funeral
Home, 113 Lake Road East, Congers, New York, (845)268-6665. A firematic
service is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Arrangements: A funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on
Friday, December 19, 2003, at St. Paul's Church, Lake Road, Congers, New
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Wohl at:
Additional information on firefighter fatalities may be found on the USFA
web site at:
To date, 105 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2003.
12-19-2003, 11:01 AM #9
12-19-2003, 02:14 PM #10
Go an Peace Brother and please keep a vigil over the rest of us as you staff the Watch Desk in the Sky.
God Bless.09-11 .. 343 "All Gave Some..Some Gave ALL" God Bless..R.I.P.
IACOJ Minister of Southern Comfort
"Purple Hydrant" Recipient (3 Times)
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