Matthew Mark Deicher, Firefighter-EMT

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Firefighter-EMT Matthew Mark Deicher was paralyzed from a July 31, 2003, ambulance crash while located in the patient compartment of the vehicle. On September 23, 2017, Firefighter-EMT Deicher passed away from complications due to his injuries and related medical condition.

Incident Location: Vicinity: I-39 and U-S 51 - Cedar Creek exit, Rothschild, WI 54474, USA (U.S. National Grid: 16T BQ 9143 7101

Department information

Mosinee Fire Department
601 Range Line Rd, Mosinee
U.S. National Grid: 16T BQ 8417 6251
Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455

Chief: Doug Jennings

Matthew Mark Deicher was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 33
Rank: Firefighter-EMT
Classification: Paid-on-Call
Incident date: July 31, 2003
Date of death: September 23, 2017
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Street/Road