On March 18, 2014, Firefighter Scott D. Bruggeman suffered a heart attack while restraining an uncooperative patient in the Atrium Medical Center emergency room. Bruggeman was subsequently diagnosed with sarcoidosis and underwent several heart surgeries. After the last surgery which occurred in November 2015, Bruggeman was placed in hospice care. On January 18, 2016, Firefighter Bruggeman passed away from injuries sustained.
Middletown Division of Fire
2300 Roosevelt Blvd
Middletown, Ohio 45044
Chief: Paul Lolli
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.