LODD: Ohio firefighter-EMT dies in station accident

Paint Creek Joint EMS and Fire District firefighter Joe Patterson was fatally injured while working with compressed air cylinders

Duty Death: Joe Patterson - [Rainsboro, Ohio]

By FireRescue1 Staff

RAINSBORO, Ohio — A firefighter-EMT died Sunday after suffering a fatal injury in a fire station accident.

WCPO reported that Paint Creek Joint EMS and Fire District firefighter-EMT Joe Patterson was working with compressed air cylinders when he was injured.

Patterson was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died.

The incident is currently under investigation. Memorial details will be released after they are finalized.


It is our sad duty to report the Line of Duty Death of Fire Fighter Joe Patterson of the Paint Creek Fire District in...

Posted by Paint Creek Joint EMS & Fire District on Sunday, June 24, 2018


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