Richard Nolan Rehm, Firefighter

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Firefighter Rehm was responding to an emergency incident in his personal vehicle. His vehicle became stuck on railroad tracks and was struck by a passing train. Firefighter Rehm was killed in the collision. Alcohol and drugs were reported to have contributed to this death.

Incident Location: 7880 N 600 W, McCordsville, IN 46055 (U.S. National Grid: 16S EK 9241 1689)

Department information

McCordsville Volunteer Fire Department
7580 Form ST POB 26
U.S. National Grid: 16S EK 9199 1643
McCordsville, Indiana 46055-0026

Chief: Tom Alexander

Richard Nolan Rehm was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 55
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 24, 2016 01:26
Date of death: December 24, 2016
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding
Fixed property use: Street/Road