Firefighter Murphy responded to a fire call involving farm equipment while on duty with the Gettysburg Rural Fire Department. The following morning, Murphy fell ill while teaching at a local fire academy. Firefighter Murphy was treated and transported to the hospital but passed away a short while later from an embolism.
Gettysburg Rural Fire Department
PO Box 281, 215 Factory ST
USNG: 16T GK 1368 4357
Gettysburg, Ohio 45328
Chief: Tom Hill
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.