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Richard N Zadorozny

Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer Zadorozny and the members of his fire department responded to a report of an odor of gas in an apartment complex. Chief Engineer Zadorozny drove the apparatus to the incident scene. The report was unfounded and firefighters returned to station. Chief Engineer Zadorozny returned home for the evening. At approximately 0200hrs on July 11, 2016, Chief Engineer Zadorozny suffered a fatal heart attack.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Richard N Zadorozny 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.

Department information

Eatontown Engine, Truck and Hose Company 1
45 Broad ST
Eatontown, New Jersey 07724

Chief: Kenneth Sneath

Age: 66
Rank: Chief Engineer
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 10, 2016 20:39
Date of death: July 11, 2016
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After

Last updated: August 30, 2017