Lieutenant Richard Jenks collapsed while fighting a residential chimney fire. Other responders performed CPR on Lieutenant Jenks and transported him to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, RI, where he was pronounced deceased. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined.
Incident Location: 2044 Hill Rd, Pascoag, RI 02859 (U.S. National Grid: 19T BG 7430 5438)
Pascoag Fire Department
105 Main Street
U.S. National Grid: 19T BG 7614 4854
Pascoag, Rhode Island 02859-3104
Chief: Chief Harold “Butch” Carter
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Feb 14, 2018 08:15|
|Date of death:||Feb 14, 2018|
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|Activity type:||Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Residential|