Joseph Toscano, Firefighter

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Firefighter Joseph Toscano collapsed while battling to a two-alarm house fire. Toscano was taken to Mt. Auburn Hospital where he passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

29 Merrifield Avenue, Watertown, MA (U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 2237 9316)

Department information

Watertown Fire Department
99 Main Street
U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 1995 9286
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

Chief: Mario A. Orangio

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

Age: 54
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 17, 2017 10:15
Date of death: March 17, 2017
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential