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New York state fire chief dies after training

Duty Death: Richard G. Sullivan - [Horseheads, New York]

Biographical Info

Age: 57

Additional Info: Chief Richard G. Sullivan is survived by his wife, three children, two grandchildren, and a brother and sister.  

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Sullivan died after returning home from a live fire drill.

Date of Incident: April 5, 2006

Donations to his family may be sent to Horseheads Fire and Rescue Company, 134 N. Main Street, Horseheads, NY or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057

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