Fire Chief Stephen Frye collapsed while operating on an initial attack line at the scene of a late night two-alarm chimney fire that destroyed a residential structure. Fire Chief Frye was treated immediately on scene by fellow responders and transported to the hospital by a Hilltown ambulance crew where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined.
Incident Location: 1524 Southampton Rd, Montgomery, MA 01085 (U.S. National Grid: 18T XM 8183 7522)
Montgomery Fire Department
159 Main Rd
U.S. National Grid: 18T XM 8025 7573
Montgomery, Massachusetts 01085
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Dec 5, 2017 23:09|
|Date of death:||Dec 5, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Unknown|
|Nature of death:||Unknown|
|Activity type:||Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Residential|