Samir “Sam” P. Ashmar

Fire Marshal Ashmar responded to an emergency medical incident that occurred at 1221hrs. The incident concluded and Fire Marshal Ashmar went about his day. At 1947hrs, firefighters were called to Fire Marshal Ashmar’s home, he was suffering a heart attack. He was treated and transported to the hospital but did not survive.

Department Information

Upper Macungie Township Station 56, Inc.
6510 Schantz Road
U.S. National Grid: 18T VK 4974 9227
Allenton, Pennsylvania 18104

Chief: Leroy Gross

Samir “Sam” P. Ashmar 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: 51 
Rank: Fire Marshal 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Nov 20, 2014 12:30
Date of death: Nov 20, 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: Store/Office