USFA: Pennsylvania On-Duty Death

Firefighter Jerome Guise was fatally injured in a collapse

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Jerome Guise, 34, of Citizen’s Fire Company No.1 of Mt. Holly Springs on March 9, 2020.

While battling a fire at a single-family home, Firefighter Jerome Guise was fatally injured when the structure’s heavy timber front porch roof collapsed on him. Firefighter Guise was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Guise at

To date, 14 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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

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USFA: Pennsylvania On-Duty Death