Teen Hudson Valley Firefighter Killed Responding to Fire Honored
A teenage Hudson Valley firefighter who lost his life while responding to a fire was honored.
Recently, firefighters from Sawkill, Town of Ulster, Centerville, West Hurley and Mount Marion, as well as local police, paid tribute to Captain Jack Rose who died while putting out a chimney fire at a home in 2015.
The Mount Marion Fire Department held a memorial service to unveil a memorial stone in honor of Captain Jack Rose. You can see photos from the memorial service and the memorial below.
The memorial is outside the Mt. Marion Fire Department at 766 Kings Highway in Saugerties.
On December 19, 2015, The Mount Marion Fire District responded to a home on Fel Qui Road in Woodstock for a chimney fire. During the battle with the fire Rose, 19, from Saugerties, was separated from his team.
After he was found, he became unresponsive and was later pronounced dead. Officials later determined the woodstove that caused the fatal blaze was improperly installed and the fire was ruled accidental.
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