Firefighter Fatality Notification – Donald J. Trout

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Donald J. Trout


Middlesex County Hazardous Materials Unit
Sayreville, NJ

On Friday, August 27, 2021, Lieutenant Donald J. Trout was responding to a tractor trailer carrying hazardous materials that overturned and crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike at Interchange 8A. While getting ready to leave the station, Lieutenant Trout suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately transported to the local hospital where he passed away

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 19

Date of Incident: August 27, 2021

Date of Death: August 27, 2021

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