Benny Hutchins, Fire Lieutenant

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Fire Lieutenant Benny Hutchins was participating in a survival training exercise at the Philadelphia Fire Academy when he experienced a medical emergency. He was transported to Aria Torresdale Hospital where he passed away two days later from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Department information

Philadelphia Fire Department
240 Spring Garden Street
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: 62
Rank: Fire Lieutenant
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 25, 2018
Date of death: June 27, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Store/Office