Captain Robert Bruce Morrison

Photo of Captain Robert Bruce Morrison
Last Call: Sat, May 4th, 2002
Date of Incident: Fri, May 3rd, 2002
Cause of Death: Asphyxiation
Service Time: 12 years
Age: 38


Wife Laura, son Matthew, and daughter Megan.


Firefighter Morrison and Firefighter Derek Martin responded as a part of a rescue company crew to the report of a fire in a two-story commercial building. While attempting the rescue of another firefighter, both firefighters became disoriented. As conditions worsened, both were eventually located and transported to a local hospital where Firefighter Martin was pronounced dead. Firefighter Morrison died the following day. Both firefighters were promoted to Captain posthumously.


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