While participating in a search operation along railroad tracks for a missing woman, Firefighter Wentzel was struck and killed by a train. Investigation by authorities continues into the fatal incident.
Incident Location: North Versailles under the Westinghouse Bridge (U.S. National Grid: 17T NE 98834 7191)
Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 237, Chestnut & 2nd ST
U.S. National Grid: 17T PE 2094 5511
Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-0237
Chief: Lloyd Crago
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.