Jeffrey B. Newland

Approximately 4 hours after going off-duty from a shift which included several emergency response calls, Lieutenant Newland suffered an aortic dissection. Newland was treated and transported to a local hospital then flown to a regional care facility for specialized care. He remained there until his death on April 30, 2014.

Incident Location: Cape Coral, FL (U.S. National Grid: 17R MK 05 38)

Department Information

North Port Fire Rescue
4980 City Center BLVD
U.S. National Grid: 17R LK 8087 9518
North Port, Florida 34286-8037

Chief: William J. Taaffe

Jeffrey B. Newland 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: 50 
Rank: Lieutenant 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Apr 23, 2014 10:00
Date of death: Apr 30, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Other 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: