Timothy P. Smith

Fire Marshal

On Sunday, January 19, 2020, Fire Marshal Timothy P. Smith was returning home after responding to a house fire in Orange, CT.  His vehicle left the road and hit a tree.  Fire Marshal Smith died instantly from the injuries he sustained in the accident.

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

Department information

Orange, CT Fire Marshal's Office
355 Boston Post Road
PO Box 951
Orange, Connecticut 06477

Chief: Deputy Fire Marshal James Vincent

Age: 56
Rank: Fire Marshal
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 19, 2020 13:17
Date of death: January 19, 2020
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Incident Command
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Returning
Fixed property use: Residential

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