Firefighter Fatality Notification – Brian Cecil Busch

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Brian Cecil Busch

Captain

Mineral Point Fire Department
Mineral Point, WI


Early in the morning of Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, Captain Brian Cecil Busch and Firefighter James “Jim” Michael Ludlum were responding to the scene of a vehicle accident on US 151. The fire apparatus was attempting to use an emergency crossover when it was struck by a northbound semi-tractor trailor. The fire truck sustained major damage and caught fire. Both Captain Brian Cecil Busch and Firefighter James “Jim” Michael Ludlum were killed at the scene.

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 24

Date of Incident: Jan. 6, 2022

Date of Death: Jan 6, 2022

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