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Darryl Rollins


At approximately 1900hrs on November 19, 2019, Chief Rollins and the members of his fire department responded to a possible residential fire.  The incident was concluded, and firefighters returned home.  The next morning, Chief Rollins was discovered unresponsive at home.  He was taken to the hospital but did not recover.  His death was cardiac-related.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Darryl Rollins was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

North Amityville Volunteer Fire Company
601 N Broadway
Amityville, New York 11701

Chief: Commissioner Sidney Gellineau

Age: 42
Rank: Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: November 19, 2019 19:00
Date of death: November 20, 2019
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Incident Command
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: July 07, 2020