The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Adam Longo, 31, of the Natrona County Fire Protection District, on April 18, 2012.
Firefighter Longo was driving a squad truck to the fire station to pick up a brush truck in response to a grass fire when he suffered a stroke. Other firefighters in the vehicle were able to get control of the truck and bring it to a safe stop. Longo was treated and transported to the hospital but passed away from his injury several days later.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Adam Longo at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 32 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
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