Having just returned to the station from working scene safety at two residential structure fires, Fire Police Lieutenant Lidke suffered a medical emergency and collapsed while directing traffic to assist apparatus back into quarters. The nature and cause of Lidke’s fatal injury is still to be determined.
Incident Location: 140 N Main ST, Hightstown, NJ 08520 (USNG: 18T WK 3667 5541)
Hightstown Engine Company #1
140 N Main ST
USNG: 18T WK 3667 5541
Hightstown, New Jersey 08520
Chief: Lawrence Van Kirk
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.