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Michael F. Cherubini


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.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Michael F. Cherubini was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

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

Chief: Oliver Gourley

Age: 71
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 4, 2018 15:45
Date of death: July 4, 2018
Cause of fatal injury: Unknown
Nature of fatal injury: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road

Last updated: July 11, 2019