James J Butler, Jr.

Upon returning to the fire house from responding to a fire alarm activation with his fire company, Chief Driver Butler complained to fellow firefighters that he did not feel well. While at his residence several hours later, Butler succumbed to a nature and cause of illness still to be determined.

Incident Location: 25 North Ave, Derby, CT 06418 (U.S. National Grid: 18T XL 5929 7661)

Department Information

Derby Fire Department - Paugassett Hook & Ladder Company #4
57 Derby Avenue
U.S. National Grid: 18T XL 6064 7581
Derby, Connecticut 06418

Chief: Kurt Kemmesis, Jr.

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 50 
Rank: Chief Driver 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Feb 7, 2016 11:12
Date of death: Feb 7, 2016 
Cause of death:  
Nature of death:  
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: Store/Office