James C. Goodman, Jr.

Lieutenant Goodman was working out on the treadmill in the fitness center of his fire station when he suddenly collapsed. He was transported to the hospital but died as the result of a heart attack. Lieutenant Goodman had responded to two EMS incidents in the 24 hours prior to his illness.

Incident Location: 6505 S Salina ST, Nedrow, NY 13120-1103 (USNG: 18T VN 0695 5896)

Department Information

Nedrow Volunteer Fire Department
6505 S Salina ST
USNG: 18T VN 0695 5896
Nedrow, New York 13120-1103

Chief: Barb McCann

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James C. Goodman, 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.
Age: 52 
Rank: Lieutenant 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Nov 11, 2013 21:15
Date of death: Nov 11, 2013 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Fitness Activity 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training 
Fixed property use: Store/Office