Michael Robert Goodwin, Sr.

Captain Goodwin passed away while fighting a three alarm blaze after a third-floor roof collapsed beneath him. Captain Goodwin is to be promoted posthumously to the position of Battalion Chief. Investigation into the fatal fire continues by authorities. Incident Location: 748 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA (USNG: 18S VK 8721 2100)

Department Information

Philadelphia Fire Department
Fire Admin Bldg, 240 Spring Garden ST
USNG: 18S VK 8778 2339
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123-2991

Chief: Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers

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

Age: 53 
Rank: Captain 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Apr 6, 2013 17:33
Date of Death: Apr 6, 2013 
Cause of Death: Collapse 
Nature of Death: Crushed 
Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland) 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Store/Office 
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Memorial Fund Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mike’s memory to the Firefighters Widow Fund would be appreciated c/o Local 22, 415 N. 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19123.