Russ “Rooster” D Gow, III

While at the scene of a residential structure fire, First Assistant Chief Gow collapsed from a nature of illness still to be reported. Gow was treated on scene by fellow responders and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: 139 College AVE, Factoryville, PA (USNG: 18T VM 3439 0207)

Department Information

Factoryville Fire Department
PO Box 275, 120 College Avenue
USNG: 18T VM 3471 0174
Factoryville, Pennsylvania 18419

Chief: Brian Gow

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

Age: 58 
Rank: First Assistant Fire Chief  
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Nov 20, 2013 23:10
Date of Death: Nov 21, 2013 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Incident Command 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use:  
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