Robert “Hawk” Meyer

Firefighter Meyer fell ill while working at the scene of a multiple alarm fire in a commercial warehouse building. Fellow responders immediately rendered medical aid to Meyer who succumbed to his injury, the nature of which is pending completion of an autopsy. Incident Location: 615 Union Ave, Union Beach, NJ 07735 (U.S. National Grid: 18T WK 7073 7741)

Department Information

Union Beach Fire Department
650 Poole AVE
U.S. National Grid: 18T WK 6961 7684
Union Beach, New Jersey 07735

Chief: Ronald Burkhardt, Jr.

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

Age: 54 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Jun 8, 2014 18:00
Date of Death: Jun 8, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland) 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Manufacturing