Garry Rose

Firefighter Rose was wheeling a patient through the doors of the Emergency Room at the Ohio Valley Medical Center when he collapsed and, shortly thereafter, passed away from an apparent heart attack. Incident Location: 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV (U.S. National Grid: 17T NE 2378 3439)

Department Information

McMechen Volunteer Fire Department
811 Marshall
U.S. National Grid: 17S NE 2313 2651
McMechen, West Virginia 26040

Chief: Mark Martin

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

Age: 67 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2015 23:55
Date of Death: Feb 6, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: EMS/Patient Care 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Institutional