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Incident Name:
Date:  9/4/1996
Personnel:  Richard C Dorsey
Age:  19
Agency/Organization:  Bahama Volunteer Fire Department, Bahama, North Carolina
Position: firefighter

Summary:  On September 4th, firefighters were responding to a call when a tree fell across the roadway and struck the brush truck. The accident killed Firefighter Rick Dorsey and injured one other.

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near Bahama, North Carolina

 

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  • USFA: 1996 Firefighter Fatalities
  • USFA Memorial Database: Richard C Dorsey
    • Age: 19
    • Rank: Firefighter
    • Classification: Volunteer
    • Incident Date: Sep 4, 1996
    • Date of Death: Sep 6, 1996
    • Cause of Death: Struck By
    • Nature of Death: Trauma
    • Activity Type: Riding Vehicle/Apparatus
    • Emergency Duty: Yes
    • Duty Type: Responding

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