USFA: Florida On-Duty Death: March

USFA: Florida On-Duty Death

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Lieutenant Mark W. Morrison, 53, of the St. Lucie Fire District on March 4, 2012.

Lieutenant Morrison passed away while in quarters from a cause still to be determined. During his shift, Morrison had responded to several emergency response calls.  After fellow firefighters discovered him unconscious in the firehouse and immediately rendered aid, Morrison was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury.

Funeral Arrangements:

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Mark W. Morrison at
To date, 16 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at


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