Thread: LODD Georgia?
07-07-2005, 04:08 PM #1
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Found this while reading about damage to the Atlanta Motor Speedway on a racing site:
In Rockdale County, authorities Thursday were trying to determine whether the death of a firefighter was weather-related. Deputy Chief of Training Mike Lee said the firefighter was killed while on duty but said authorities are trying to confirm details surrounding the death before releasing his name or more information
From the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, 7-7-05
07-07-2005, 05:31 PM #2
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following
Name: Thomas A. Hurlbert
Rank: Fire Apparatus Operator
Years of Service: 18
Date of Incident: 07/07/2005
Time of Incident: 0140 hours
Date of Death: 07/07/2005
Fire Department Name: Rockdale County Fire Department
Fire Department Address: 1496 Rockbridge Road NW, Conyers, GA 30012
Fire Department Phone: 770-929-1150
Fire Department Chief: Henry W. Argo
Cause of Death: Thomas Hurlbert responded on multiple calls due to the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy with the last being after midnight on July 7, 2005. He was returning to the station around 0140 hours on July 7, 2005,when he suffered a heart attack behind the wheel of the apparatus. The other firefighters in the apparatus rendered aid, but despite all efforts, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
07-07-2005, 06:06 PM #3
From Chief Billy Goldfedder's "Secret List"
We have been advised that Rockdale County (Georgia) Fire Apparatus Operator
Thomas A. Hurlbert (54 years of age) of Engine Company 3 lost his life in the
line of duty while operating his apparatus. The RCFD companies were heavily
engaged in serious storm weather operations and responses due to Tropical Storm
"Cindy" today, July 7, 2005.
FAO Hurlbert was operating the rig when he collapsed behind the wheel...while
the rig was moving. The company officer was able to safely stop the apparatus
and no one was injured. On board firefighters had an AED and EMS equipment and
worked to save FAO Hurlbert's life... but their efforts were not successful.
As always, our deepest thoughts go out to the members of the RCFD and especially
the family of FAO Thomas A. Hurlbert.
Take Care-BE CAREFUL,
The Secret List 7-7-05
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07-07-2005, 07:19 PM #4
From FH.com Front Page......
64th LODD this year....
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07-08-2005, 05:53 AM #5
Rest in peace Thomas....Proudly serving as the IACOJ Minister of Information & Propoganda!
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07-08-2005, 07:01 AM #6
Rest In Peace brother.Steve Dude
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07-08-2005, 09:50 AM #7
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- Now in Victoria, BC. I'm from beautiful Jasper Alberta in the heart of the Can. Rockies - will always be an Albertan at heart!
My condolences to the Rockdale County Fire Department and the Hurlbert family for their loss.
Rest in peace, ThomasSeptember 11th - Never Forget
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