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Fallen Firefighter: Thomas "Todd" Lange

Fallen Firefighter: Thomas "Todd" Lange

U.S. Fire Administration

May 30, 2011

Cause of Death: Exposure

Rank: Firefighter

Nature of Death: Other

Classification: Career

Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 02/05/1978

Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire

Activity Type: EMS/Patient Care

Death Date: 05/20/2011

Fixed Prop. Use: Residential

Fire Dept. Info: Pittsfield Fire Department
74 Columbus AVE
USNG: 18T XN 4353 0145
Pittsfield , Massachusetts 01201

Chief: Robert Czerwinski

Initial Summary: Firefighter Lange passed away from complications resulting from Hepatitis that he contracted through a documented exposure to an infected patient on an EMS incident more than 20 years ago. Incident Location: 617 Hancock RD, Pittsfield, MA (USNG: 18T XN 4169 0560)

Memorial Fund Info: In honor of Firefighter Thomas “Todd” Lange, Pittsfield Permanent Fireman’s Benefit Association, C/o Pittsfield Fire Department, 74 Columbus AVE, Pittsfield, MA 01201.