Michael F. Cherubini, Lieutenant

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While riding as a passenger in a brush truck, at a parade in a nearby town, Lieutenant Cherubini became ill.  His wife, who is also a member of the department and was the driver of the brush truck, immediately drove home.  He was helped inside of his house by his wife and collapsed soon after.  The nature and cause of the medical emergency has yet to be determined.

Department information

Hague Volunteer Fire Department
4 West Hague Road
PO Box 585
Hague, New York 12836

Chief: Oliver Gourley

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

Age: 71
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 4, 2018 15:45
Date of death: July 4, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Support
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: N/A