Charles E Horan

While preparing to leave home for a response call to assist law enforcement gain access to the roof of a building, Fire Safety Officer Horan tripped and fell, suffering a severe injury. Safety Officer Horan was treated by fellow responders and transported to the hospital where, despite all efforts, he succumbed to his injuries several days later.

Incident Location: 2223 Hoffman ST, North Belle Vernon, PA (U.S. National Grid: 17T NE 9872 4112)

Department Information

North Belle Vernon Volunteer Fire Department
535 Graham St
U.S. National Grid: 17T NE 9659 4302
North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012

Chief: John E. Garber

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

Age: 61 
Rank: Safety Officer 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Sep 19, 2016 10:49
Date of death: Sep 21, 2016 
Cause of death: Fall 
Nature of death: Trauma 
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding 
Fixed property use: