Line of Duty Death: Worcester, MA Firefighter Died After Becoming Trapped at Five Alarm Fire

We are sad to pass on the news that a Worcester, MA Firefighter has passed away due to the result of his injuries while operating at a five alarm fire.  More on the incident as it develops below.

A firefighter has died after becoming trapped while battling a five-alarm blaze in Worcester on Sunday morning, city officials said.

Firefighter Christopher Roy was rescued from the burning building, but died of his injuries at a local hospital. A second firefighter is in stable condition, Chief Michael Lavoie said.

“Firefighters were heroic in their efforts to rescue their colleagues under extreme conditions,” Lavoie said.

Roy, 36, of Shrewsbury, had served in the Worcester Fire Department for more than two years. He leaves behind a 9-year-old daughter, his parents and a brother, Lavoie said.”…Continue Reading Here



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