Jonathan E French

Firefighter Jonathan French was killed and another Firefighter, Lisa French, was injured when a semi tractor-trailer struck them and their fire apparatus while they were operating at the scene of a motor vehicle fire on Interstate 65. According to reports, Firefighter Lisa French, Jonathan’s mother, was flown to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigation into the fatal incident continues by authorities. Incident Location: Near MM 87, Southbound Interstate 65 about a mile north of Glendale, KY (U.S. National Grid: 16S FG 0011 6324)

Department Information

Glendale Fire Department
405 Main ST
U.S. National Grid: 16S EG 9672 6214
Glendale, Kentucky 42740

Chief: Richard Peters

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

Age: 25 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Aug 6, 2014 03:30
Date of Death: Aug 6, 2014 
Cause of Death: Struck By 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type: Unknown 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Street/Road