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James Goode, Jr.


Lieutenant Goode developed coronary thrombosis and suffered a heart attack after returning from a marine rescue incident.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
James Goode, Jr. 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

Wilmington Fire Department
Wilmington, Delaware

Age: 43
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 18, 1990 06:39
Date of death: June 19, 1990
Cause of fatal injury: Other
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: Search and Rescue
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: March 27, 2018