Jeffrey B. Newland

Approximately four hours after going off of a shift which included several emergency response calls, Lieutenant Newland suffered an aortic dissection. Newland was treated and transported to a local hospital then flown to Health Park Hospital for specialized care where he remained for just over a week before passing away from his injury. Incident Location: Cape Coral, FL (U.S. National Grid: 17R MK 05 38)

Department Information

North Port Fire Rescue
4980 City Center BLVD
U.S. National Grid: 17R LK 8087 9518
North Port, Florida 34286-8037

Chief: William J. Taaffe

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

Age: 50 
Rank: Lieutenant 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Apr 23, 2014 10:00
Date of Death: May 1, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Other 
Activity Type: Unknown 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: After 
Fixed Property Use: