New York Fire Police Officer Collapses, Dies

He had responded to two alarms a short time earlier.


HOOSICK, NY -- Firefighters here are preparing to bid farewell to one of their own.

Fire Police Officer David Meron, 58, was found unresponsive Sunday night in the parking lot of the Hoosick Fire Department.

He had responded to two alarm earlier, and collapsed as he was going to his vehicle. Fellow firefighters initiated CPR, but their efforts proved fruitless.

Meron had been a volunteer with the department for more than five years.

Funeral Information

Visitation will be held from 3- 8 p.m. Thursday at Robson & Reifurt Funeral Home, Hoosick, NY. Funeral services will be private at the request of the family.

Memorial contributions in honor of Fire Police Officer David Meron, may be sent to the Hoosick Falls Fire Department, PO Box 312, Hoosick Falls, NY