Terrance “Terry” Edward Shafer

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: Feb 24, 2017 13:45
Date of death: Feb 25, 2017 
Cause of death: Unknown 
Nature of death: Unknown 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: