Jeffrey Scheuerer

Firefighter Scheuerer was assisting with a prescribed burn near a local highway. He was standing in the roadway when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle. Smoke from the burn obscured visibility on the roadway.

Department Information

New Jersey Forest Fire Service
240 Main Street
Andover, New Jersey 07821

Chief: NJ Division Fire Warden Jason Von Oesen

Jeffrey Scheuerer was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 35 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Wildland Full-Time 
Incident Date: Mar 28, 2013 11:30
Date of Death: Mar 28, 2013 
Cause of Death: Struck By 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type:  
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed Property Use: Street/Road 
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Memorial Fund Information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Readington Volunteer Fire Company, 6 Hillcrest Road, Whitehouse Station, NJ.