Jerome Guise


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

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

Department information

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

Chief: Tim Yingst

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

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