Ryan Thomas Moyer

Firefighter Moyer was operating his privately owned vehicle on fire department business when it was involved in a single vehicle crash taking his life. The cause of crash remains under investigation. Two other firefighters were passengers in the vehicle at the time, one of whom was treated and released, and the other admitted to a Milwaukee hospital but is reported to be doing well. The firefighters had been putting up posters and collecting donations for a fire department fundraiser and were thought to be enroute to a fire department banquet at the time of the crash.

Incident Location: Near Blueberry Lane and Pheasant Valley Road (U.S. National Grid: 16T DP 2263 3214)

Department Information

Waldo Fire Department
810 W 2nd ST POB 36
U.S. National Grid: 16T DP 2322 3631
Waldo, Wisconsin 53093

Chief: Jason Parrish

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

Age: 31 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Feb 4, 2017 16:25
Date of death: Feb 4, 2017 
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft 
Nature of death: Trauma 
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Street/Road