John T. Austin

Department Information

City of Quincy Fire Department
40 Quincy AVE
USNG: 19T CG 3511 7885
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

Chief: Joseph P. Barron

Firefighter Austin became unresponsive as he and other firefighters were preparing to leave the firehouse in response to an emergency call. Firefighter Austin was treated by fellow responders and then transported to the Quincy Medical Center where he succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: Pending

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

Age: 37 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Jul 8, 2013 
Date of Death: Jul 8, 2013 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Responding 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: Responding 
Fixed Property Use: Store/Office