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Gregg J. McLoughlin

Firefighter 1st Grade

Firefighter McLoughlin worked the overnight shift on January 3rd at Engine 302 in Queens. On the morning of January 4th, he was found by other firefighters in the basement workout room of the fire station on the treadmill that he had been using for his workout. It is unknown how long he had been ill prior to discovery. Firefighter McLoughlin was provided with medical care in the fire station and in the ambulance enroute to the hospital. Emergency room staff worked for 30 minutes to try to save Firefighter McLoughlin but their efforts were fruitless. Firefighter McLoughlin died of a heart attack. Firefighter McLoughlin had no personal or family history of heart disease and had passed a full medical exam in March of 2000.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Gregg J. McLoughlin 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

Fire Department City of New York
9 Metro Tech Center
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Chief: Commisioner Thomas Von Essen

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Age: 39
Rank: Firefighter 1st Grade
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 4, 2001 09:00
Date of death: January 4, 2001
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: June 13, 2012