Sean M Benson, Sr.

Firefighter and Ex-Fire Chief Benson was found unresponsive at home several hours after responding with Paramus Fire Department, Company 2, to a local restaurant for a fire alarm activation. Firefighter Benson was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Department Information

Paramus Fire Department
1 Jockish Square
U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 7834 3101
Paramus, New Jersey 07652

Chief: Craig Burrows

Sean M Benson, Sr. 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: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Sep 23, 2015 14:27
Date of death: Sep 23, 2015 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: