Terrance “Terry” Edward Shafer, Firefighter

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Firefighter Shafer responded with other members of his department to a motor vehicle crash incident. Soon after departing, they were advised to cancel and returned to the station. Later that evening, Shafer fell ill at a family cabin in Minnesota. Firefighter Shafer was treated and transported by EMS to a hospital in Melrose, MN, but passed away early the following morning from a nature and cause of fatal injury to be determined.

Incident Location: I-94 (near Wilson, WI) U.S. National Grid: 15T WK 6337 7586

Department information

Spring Valley Fire Department
S407 Newman Avenue POB 86
U.S. National Grid: 15T WK 6009 6582
Spring Valley, Wisconsin 54767

Chief: Mike Fitzjarrell

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

Age: 62
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: February 24, 2017 13:45
Date of death: February 25, 2017
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After