USFA: Wisconsin Line Of Duty Death

The U.S. Fire Service has announced the official line of duty death of Lieutenant Ronald Dwane Ruprecht, 51, of the Stone Lake Fire Department on June 11, 2011.

Lieutenant Ruprecht responded to a false alarm call at approximately 1200hrs. The following morning, he was found by family members having passed away during the night.

Funeral Arrangements:
June, 2011

Memorial Fund Contact and Address:

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Ronald Dwane Ruprecht at

To date, 56 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 51 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and five from previous years’ incidents.  Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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