Anthony Spano

Firefighter Spano worked his shift which included one or more emergency response calls, including a “lift assist” call where he complained of back pain. Fewer than 24 hours later and just after coming off of his duty shift, Firefighter Spano passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported when he fell ill while exercising at a gym.

Incident Location: 85 Shepard Street, Chicopee, MA (U.S. National Grid: 18T XM 9652 7262)

Department Information

Chicopee Fire Department
80 Church Street
Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020

Chief: Dean Desmarais

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

Age: 47 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Apr 29, 2017 09:48
Date of death: Mar 30, 2017 
Cause of death: Unknown 
Nature of death: Unknown 
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: