Charles “Charlie” Edward Goff

Firefighter Goff had just returned home after responding to and working at the scene of a multiple vehicle crash. He suffered a heart attack and did not survive. The crash involved serious injuries to the wife and child of another McQuady firefighter.

Incident Location: Hwy 261 halfway between McQuady and Hardinsburg (U.S. National Grid: 16S EG 45 75)

Department Information

McQuady Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department
84 Old Railroad Road
U.S. National Grid: 16S EG 4241 7341
Falls of Rough, Kentucky 40119

Chief: Jeremy Smiley

Charles “Charlie” Edward Goff 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: 53 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Apr 27, 2014 06:10
Date of death: Apr 27, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: Street/Road