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    Dover Firefighter Suffers Aneurysm

    Philip Young - Dover Fire Department

    (DE) August 31, 2005 - Firefighter Young was on the second floor of the firehouse and preparing to descend the sliding pole when he tripped and fell 12 feet to the floor below. Care was initiated and he was transported to the hospital.

    He underwent multiple surgeries on his leg in the first month and his leg failed to heal.

    On August 20, he was discovered at home with CVA like symptoms.

    He was transported to the hospital where it had been determined that he suffered an aneurysm.

    On August 22, 2005, life support measures were discontinued and he passed away a short time later.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Delaware Volunteer Firemans Association Scholarship Fund.

    Dover Fire Department
    103 South Governors Avenue
    Dover , Delaware 19904
    Chief: Brian F. Bashista

    Written by U.S. Fire Administration

    http://www.firefightingnews.com/arti...articleID=1263

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    Young, Philip S

    Age: 59
    Cause of Death: Fall
    Rank: Firefighter
    Nature of Death: Cerebrovascular Accident
    Classification: Volunteer
    Emergency Duty: No

    Incident Date: 04/02/2005
    Duty Type: Other On-Duty
    Incident Time: 20:45
    Activity Type: In-Station Duties
    Death Date: 08/22/2005
    Fixed Prop. Use: Store/Office

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Dover Fire Department
    103 South Governors Avenue
    Dover , Delaware 19904
    Chief: Brian F. Bashista

    Initial Summary:
    Firefighter Young was on the second floor of the firehouse and preparing to descend the sliding pole when he tripped and fell 12 feet to the floor below. Care was initiated and he was transported to the hospital. He underwent multiple surgeries on his leg in the first month and his leg failed to heal. On August 20, he was discovered at home with CVA like symptoms. He was transported to the hospital where it had been determined that he suffered an aneurysm. On August 22, 2005, life support measures were discontinued and he passed away a short time later.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    Memorial donations may be made to the Delaware Volunteer Fireman

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