Keith Lane

On August 27th at 0935hrs, Firefighter Lane responded with the Oceanside Fire Department to the scene of a motor vehicle crash. Later that evening at 2110hrs, emergency dispatch received a call from Firefighter Lane's daughter stating that Firefighter Lane was on the floor in his house and was unresponsive. An ambulance responded along with other personnel and determined that Firefighter Lane had passed away some hours earlier of an apparent heart attack.

Incident Location: Long Beach Rd and Smith ST, Oceanside, NY (U.S. National Grid: 18T XK 1502 9967)

Department Information

Oceanside Fire Department
65 Foxhurst RD, , NY (U
U.S. National Grid: 18T XL 1533 0033
Oceanside, New York 11572

Chief: John Madden

Keith Lane 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: 53 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Aug 27, 2016 09:35
Date of death: Aug 27, 2016 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: