Firefighter Van Horn responded to a fire alarm call at 07:25 hours on March 25, 2015. After the call, he returned to his office to fill out the fire report of the incident (Firefighter Van Horn was also the municipal Fire Official). He felt ill, however, and went home. Shortly thereafter, around noon, Firefighter Van Horn suffered a heart attack. He was transported by ambulance to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center where he remained until his death on March 27, 2015. Incident Location: Pending
Somerville Fire Department - West End Hose Company #3
133 West High Street
U.S. National Grid: 18T WK 3245 9123
Somerville, New Jersey 08876
Chief: Bob Lynn Jr.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.