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

Michael F. Cherubini was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 71
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 4, 2018 15:45
Date of death: July 4, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road