Thomas Nye, Firefighter

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On 02/26/2019, Firefighter Thomas Nye helped extinguish a residential chimney fire and then returned home. He collapsed early the next morning on 02/27/2019 after suffering an apparent cardiac incident. Nye was transported to Tobey Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Incident Location: Point Road, Marion, MA

Department information

Marion Fire Department
50 Spring Street
Marion, Massachusetts 02738

Chief: Chief Brian Jackvony

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

Age: 72
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: February 26, 2019 13:00
Date of death: February 27, 2019
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential