New Jersey Firefighter Dies after Back-to-Back Alarms

By Bill Carey
13 April 2023

SUSSEX, New Jersey – A New Jersey fire department has announced the death of one of its firefighters who responded to two alarms in one day.

The Sussex Fire Department posted on Facebook the death of Firefighter Tony Duivenvoorde who had responded to back-to-back alarms. The Stillwater Area Volunteer Fire Department posted that Firefighter Duivenvoorde has responded to a fire alarm activation and then a vehicle into a building with fire.

The Sussex Fire Department post stated that Duivenvoorde had died at home. There was no official statement on the cause and nature of death.

Photograph courtesy of Sussex Fire Department/Facebook.

Published by Data Not Drama

Data Not Drama is writings that provide a point of critical thought about firefighter fatality data and education, line of duty deaths, and risk. The main focus is to encourage less risk aversion and better knowledge on the subject of firefighter fatalities in firefighters, fire departments, and fire service organizations.

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