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Dennis Bruce Shennard


Firefighter Dennis Shennard went into cardiac arrest during live burn training at the Middlesex County Fire Academy. Shennard received immediate treatment at the scene by fellow firefighters and the Kendall Park First Aid Squad.

Shennard was then transported to Raritan Bay Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased shortly after his arrival.

Incident Location: Middlesex County Fire Academy, 1001 Fire Academy Drive, Sayreville, NJ 08872

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

Department information

Kingston Volunteer Fire Company #1
8 Heathcote Road
Kingston, New Jersey 08528

Chief: John Luck

Age: 70
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 26, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Date of death: June 26, 2021
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: February 02, 2022