Robert William Fogel, III

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator Fogel went into cardiac arrest during an SCBA maze training exercise at the Baltimore County Fire Rescue Academy in Sparrows Point, Maryland. Fogel was cared for by fellow firefighters and transported to a regional medical center where he was pronounced dead. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Incident Location: Baltimore County Fire Rescue Academy, 1545 Sparrows Point Boulevard, Sparrows Point, Maryland 21219 (U.S. National Grid: 18S UJ 7319 4238)

Department Information

Baltimore County Fire Department
700 East Joppa RD
U. S. National Grid: 18S UJ 6301 6242
Townson, Maryland 21286

Chief: John Hohman

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Robert William Fogel, III 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: 58 
Rank: Fire Apparatus Driver Operator 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: May 30, 2014 
Date of death: May 30, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training 
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