Firefighter Edward J. Frenenski was participating in vehicle extrication training during a fire department drill at the county fire training academy. While performing a practical evolution, he suffered an apparent seizure, and was immediately treated by FD and EMS personnel on scene. He subsequently went into cardiac arrest while being transported to a local hospital, and CPR was initiated. Hospital emergency room staff continued with life-saving measures to no avail. Firefighter Frenenski, a life-saving organ donor at the time of his passing, was pronounced deceased approximately 2.5 hours later.
Incident Location: 26 Main St., Stanhope, NJ 07874 (U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 2464 2796
Stanhope Hose Co 1
26 main street
U.S. National Grid: 18T WL 2464 2796
Stanhope, New Jersey 07874
Chief: Mitchell Ellicott
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.