Firefighter Ruben E. Mast was responding to an alarm in his privately owned Ford F-250 pickup truck when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a guardrail before overturning. Mast was reported to have been ejected from the vehicle. He was transported by Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department and Smith Ambulance to Union Hospital in Dover, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Incident Location: Eastbound on Walnut Creek Bottom Road near Trail Bottom RD NW (U.S. National Grid: 17T ME 4742 9348)
Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department
7899 Cherry Run RD NW POB 239
U.S. National Grid: 17T ME 4850 9313
Dundee, Ohio 44624
Chief: Mark Miller
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.