Matthew LeTourneau, Captain

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Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau of Philadelphia Fire Department Engine 45 succumbed to injuries suffered from a structural collapse while fighting a row house fire.

Incident Location: 2240 N Colorado St, Philadelphia, PA 19132 (U.S. National Grid: U.S. National Grid: 18S VK 86216 26420)

Department information

Philadelphia Fire Department
240 Spring Garden ST
U.S. National Grid: 18S VK 8778 2339
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123-2991

Chief: Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel

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

Age: 42
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 6, 2018 08:51
Date of death: January 6, 2018
Cause of death: Collapse
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential
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