Eric J Balliet, Captain

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Captain Eric J. Balliet died September 27, 2017, during a training exercise at a commercial structure while leading a crew during physically demanding maneuvers. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined and reported.

Incident Location: 407 W Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 (U.S. National Grid: USNG: 16T FL 5569 5345)

Department information

Fort Wayne Fire Department
1 East Main ST, Suite 901
U.S. National Grid: 16T FL 5631 4941
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Chief: Eric Lahey

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

Age: 41
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: September 27, 2017 21:24
Date of death: September 27, 2017
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Store/Office