Michael “Mike” Robert Powers, Firefighter/Driver

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Firefighter – Driver Powers responded with members of his fire department to a motor vehicle crash with entrapment.  As he assisted on-scene, he suffered a medical emergency.  He was transported to the hospital but died as the result of a heart attack.

Department information

Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department
12027 South Street
PO Box 33
Libertytown, Maryland 21762

Chief: Chip Stevens

Michael “Mike” Robert Powers was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 70
Rank: Firefighter/Driver
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 25, 2019 12:55
Date of death: June 25, 2019
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Setup
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Street/Road