Jeffrey Scheuerer

Firefighter Scheuerer was assisting with a prescribed burn near a local highway. He was standing in the roadway when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle. Smoke from the burn obscured visibility on the roadway.

Department Information

New Jersey Forest Fire Service
240 Main Street
Andover, New Jersey 07821

Chief: NJ Division Fire Warden Jason Von Oesen

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Jeffrey Scheuerer 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.
Age: 35 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Wildland Full-Time 
Incident date: Mar 28, 2013 11:30
Date of death: Mar 28, 2013 
Cause of death: Struck By 
Nature of death: Trauma 
Activity type:  
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Street/Road 

Memorial fund information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Readington Volunteer Fire Company, 6 Hillcrest Road, Whitehouse Station, NJ.