CT Firefighter Dies Fighting Fire – Redding, CT 4/15/12

Funeral Announcement and Obituary for First Lt. George Marshall Sanford:




Additional Information for CT Line of Duty Death Funeral Service:

Preliminary Arrangements for 1st Lt. George Marshall Sanford (CT Firefighter and CSFA Member):

Wake-Thursday, April 19, 2012 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Bethel Funeral Home 215 Greenwood Avenue in Bethel, CT

Graveside Service-Friday, April 20, 2012 11 a.m. Redding Ridge Cemetery, Black Rock Turnpike (Route 58) in Redding Ridge, CT

Additional information will follow as it is finalized.

Fallen CT Firefighter’s Mother Drove Trucks for FD During WWII:



Statement from CT Governor Dan Malloy on Death of First Lt. George Marshall Sanford:




Line of Duty Death of a CT Firefighter and CSFA Member

Chief Ron Van Oostendorp of the Redding Fire & EMS Company No. 1 regrets to announce the line of duty death of longtime fire company First Lieutenant George Marshall Sanford, age 67. First Lieutenant Sanford has been a member of the Redding Fire & EMS Company No. 1 for over 50 years. He was a former Chief of the department, a life member, and was currently serving as the First Lieutenant of Engine No. 1.First Lieutenant Sanford succumbed to unknown medical causes on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at approximately 1831 hours while responding to a fire call in town.

Our condolences and prayers go out to First Lieutenant Sanford’s family in their hour of sorrow. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be forwarded.



The Connecticut State Firefighters Association extends condolences to the family and friends of First Lieutenant Sanford.



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