Michael James Lubig, Firefighter

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During his 24-hour shift on Nov. 8, 2018, Firefighter Michael Lubig led a crew as acting Sergeant for Squad 4 during which he responded to three fires and one medical incident. Toward the end of his shift, Lubig suffered a medical emergency and was transported to Henry Ford Hospital. On Nov. 12, 2018, Lubig passed away from the injuries sustained. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Incident Location: Pending

Department information

Detroit Fire Department
1301 3rd Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226

Chief: Executive Fire Commissioner Eric Jones

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

Age: 46
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: November 8, 2018
Date of death: November 12, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Unknown
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office