Bruce Lamar Sensenig, Firefighter

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Firefighter Sensenig was responding to the fire station in his personal vehicle for a motor vehicle crash. A driving rain was falling and the roadway was wet. Firefighter Sensenig lost control of his vehicle, the vehicle slid sideways down the roadway, and was stuck by an oncoming minivan.

Firefighter Sensenig was pronounced dead at the scene. Excessive speed for conditions was cited as a factor in the law enforcement report on the crash. Firefighter Sensenig was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. His death was caused by multiple blunt force injuries.

Incident Location: Fatal MVA Horseshoe Pike near Spangler Road, West Cornwall Township (USNG: 18T UK 7591 6020); Initial MVA call - PA Route 117 and Route 72 (18T UK 7797 5813)

Department information

Quentin Volunteer Fire Company
20 S Lebanon St
USNG: 18T UK 7768 5966
Quentin, Pennsylvania 17042

Chief: Stan Singer

Bruce Lamar Sensenig 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: 20
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 22, 2013 18:30
Date of death: July 22, 2013
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding
Fixed property use: Street/Road