Richard “Dick” Leo Crosby, Sr.

Firefighter Crosby responded to a medical emergency at 1836hrs. On the scene he assisted with carrying equipment. Upon their return to the station at 1912hrs, Firefighter Crosby assisted with placing the apparatus back in service and returned home.

At 2150hrs, responders were called to Firefighter Crosby’s residence; he had suffered a heart attack. He was transported to the hospital but did not recover. He died on September 26, 2015.

Department Information

Casnovia Township Fire Department
17569 Bailey Road
U.S. National Grid: 16T EN 9647 9238
Bailey, Michigan 49303

Chief: Scott A. Pant

Richard “Dick” Leo Crosby, Sr. was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 67 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Paid-on-Call 
Incident Date: Sep 24, 2015 21:50
Date of Death: Sep 26, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: After 
Fixed Property Use: