Firefighter and Ex-Fire Chief Benson was found unresponsive at home several hours after responding with Paramus Fire Department, Company 2, to a local restaurant for a fire alarm activation. Firefighter Benson was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Paramus Fire Department
1 Jockish Square
U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 7834 3101
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Chief: Craig Burrows
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.