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Peter A. Larlee


Captain Larlee was on-duty for a 10-hour shift that began at 0700hrs on March 2, 2016. He was assigned ambulance duty and completed one non-emergency transport and one emergency incident during the shift.

At approximately 1440hrs, Captain Larlee went into the apparatus bay to complete a minor repair on an ambulance. While completing the repair, he suddenly collapsed. He was treated by other firefighters and emergency medical responders. He did not recover and was pronounced dead at the scene at 1514hrs as the result of a heart attack.

Incident Location: US National Grid 19T EL 3252 5279

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Peter A. Larlee 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.

Department information

East Millinocket Fire Department
125 Main Street
USNG: 19T EL 3252 5279
East Millinocket, Maine 04430

Chief: Les Brown

Age: 57
Rank: Captain
Classification: Part-Time (Paid)
Incident date: March 2, 2016 15:14
Date of death: March 2, 2016
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: August 29, 2017

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