Earl McNeil, Jr., Lieutenant

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On April 23, Lieutenant Earl McNeil, Jr., of the Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Department died of a heart attack after fighting a brush fire. Lieutenant McNeil was a retired career firefighter with the Boston Fire Department.

Department information

Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 134
Marion, Maryland 21838

Chief: Donald Howard

Earl McNeil, 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.
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: April 23, 1995
Date of death: April 23, 1995
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: N/A