Cosmo Paris

Firefighter Paris responded to an activated alarm which created a hazard in the building necessitating fire officials to order a stand-by at the location for a fire watch. The fire watch duty extended 16 hours in sub-freezing temperatures. A short time after the fire watch concluded, Paris suffered a heart attack while operating a motor vehicle. Firefighter Paris was discovered by police then treated and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: 696 Anderson AVE, Cliffside Park, NJ (USNG: 18T WL 8546 2020)

Department Information

Cliffside Park Fire Department
525 Palisade AVE
USNG: 18T WL 8534 1942
Cliffside Park, New Jersey 07010

Chief: Brian Martone

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

Age: 59 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Jan 6, 2014 08:01
Date of Death: Jan 8, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: After 
Fixed Property Use: Street/Road 
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