Jerome Guise, Firefighter

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While battling a fire at a single-family home, Firefighter Jerome Guise was fatally injured when the structure’s heavy timber front porch roof collapsed on him.  Firefighter Guise was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Incident Location: 1500 block of Boiling Springs Road, Monroe Township, PA

Department information

Citizen's Fire Company No. 1 of Mt. Holly Springs
100 Chestnut Street
Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania 17065

Chief: Tim Yingst

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

Age: 34
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: March 9, 2020 01:30
Date of death: March 9, 2020
Cause of death: Collapse
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential