Assistant Fire Chief Wilber suffered an apparent cardiac event while responding to a motor vehicle accident call. Wilber was transported by the Unadilla Emergency Squad and Cooperstown Medical Transport to the Tri-Town Regional Hospital in Sidney where he succumbed to his injury a short time later.
Incident Location: 4062 Route 28, Franklin (U.S. National Grid: 18T VM 9555 9296)
Franklin Fire Department
PO Box 8, 351 Main ST
U.S. National Grid: 18T VM 8633 8745
Franklin, New York 13775-0008
Chief: Tom Worden
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.