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Drôme: a firefighter hospitalized after an intervention in mid-July died

2022-07-27T14:49:54.483Z

A 54-year-old volunteer firefighter, who had been hospitalized after intervening in mid-July on a fire south of Avignon, died on Monday, a-



The Drôme firefighters are in mourning.

One of them, a volunteer firefighter for 24 years, died.

He belonged to the Rescue Center of Tain l'Hermitage (Drôme) and had come as reinforcements on July 14 to extinguish the fire which had broken out in the Montagnette massif, south of Avignon, near Tarascon (Bouches- du Rhône).

This chief warrant officer intervened on the night of July 14 as well as on July 15 with the planned "rest times", when at the end of his day around 5 p.m., he complained of "throat pain" and "extremely tired", explained the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service of Bouches-du-Rhône.

He was then put to rest under surveillance then, in view of his condition, referred to the Avignon Hospital Center for additional examinations.

“Our Everyday Heroes”

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Martial Morin of the CIS of Tain l'Hermitage following an illness which occurred on July 15 in the exercise of his mission on the occasion of the fight against a forest fire in Tarascon (Bouches-du-Rhône)”, announced the firefighters of the Drôme on Twitter.

⚫️ DEATH NOTICE



It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Martial Morin of the CIS of Tain l'Hermitage following an illness that occurred on July 15 in the exercise of his mission at the occasion of the fight against a forest fire in Tarascon.

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- Firefighters Drôme (@sdis26) July 27, 2022

"I would like to pay tribute to him, send my condolences to his friends and loved ones, and once again salute the commitment of our firefighters, soldiers, law enforcement, community agents, who are our everyday heroes", declared the head of government Elisabeth Borne during questions to the government by the Senate.

Applause resounded in the hemicycle.

The Departmental Fire and Rescue Service of Drôme, his colleagues at the Tain-l'Hermitage rescue center, pay tribute to him this Friday at 11 a.m., Chayla Park, before the family ceremony.

Source: leparis

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