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    Default Scranton LODD Now with Funeral Details

    Saw this on another buff site emtbravo.net

    It is with deep sorrow that we have to report a line of duty death in Scranton, Local 60. Brother James Robeson, Ladder Truck Captain, was killed while operating at a structure fire this morning. Brother Robeson leaves behind a wife and son. Please join with us in extending sympathies to the Brothers and Sister ion Scranton. More details about services will posted here as we receive them.


    Thats a quote from the Pa Prof FireFighters Assoc

    Funeral is Thursday at 1000. Details at www.Scrantonfire.com
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    Initial reports are he was working from the bucket and come in contact with power lines. 3 FFs also injured at the fire. 2 Civilians killed. RIP Brother.

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    *sigh* They're coming fast and furious yet again.



    My deepest condolences to the Robeson family and the Scranton Fire Department for their sad loss. My thoughts are with the injured, as well.

    Sleep with angels, James.
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    Rest in peace brother.

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    I don't normally reply to these threadds, but Scranton is part of the area that I cover in my job. I have worked a bunch of fires there. What a great bunch of guys. They are very tight. This is going to be devestating for them.
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    Rest in peace brother.
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    Prayer for the family. God speed brother.

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    Terrible News...Rest in Peace.

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    RIP Brother

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    Rest Easy Brother.
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    Rest in peace brother.
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    This hits home cause thats only 45 mins from here and their frez # is same as my dept and can pick them up alot
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    Also hits home, about 40 minutes away. Rest easy Brother.

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    Rest in Peace Brother.

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    On behalf of the Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics - IAFF Local 2068, I would like to extend our sympathies to our brothers and sisters of Local 60.

    We will ALWAYS be here for you...

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    Went to the wake service last night for the FDNY LT - very sombering - and now this notice this AM - too many too soon in new year

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    Scranton is in my back yard. A terrible tragedy and tremndous loss to his family and the community.

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    Default Funeral notice

    The funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. from the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 in St. Patrick's Church, Jackson Street. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Friends attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church.

    Friends may call Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, 3 to 8 p.m.

    If you are from outside the department and have any questions or concerns please contact Lt. Dave Gervasi at untouchabledave@msn.com

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    From IAFF local 60,

    The funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. from the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 in St. Patrick's Church, Jackson Street. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Friends attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church.

    Friends may call Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, 3 to 8 p.m.

    If you are from outside the department and have any questions or concerns please contact Lt. Dave Gervasi at untouchabledave@msn.com

    Lt Brian Serowinski
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    Go easy Brother. My prayers are with his family. RIP

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