USFA: Pennsylvania On-Duty Death

Bookmyer was working on a piece of apparatus after returning from a fire call when he suffered a medical emergency.

Bookmyer suffered a medical emergency while
working on apparatus

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty deaths of Chief Engineer Edward P. Bookmyer, 60, of the Craley Fire Department on January 30, 2021.

On January 24, 2021, Chief Engineer Edward P. Bookmyer was working on a piece of apparatus after returning from a fire call when he suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021.

Tribute is being paid to Chief Engineer Bookmyer at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

To date, 13 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2021. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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