The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Lawrence G. Sesso, 40, of the Sayville Fire Department on August 22, 2015.
An hour after responding to a commercial structure fire, Firefighter Sesso participated in a fire department parade including multiple fire departments. On his way home, Sesso suffered a cardiac arrest. Firefighter Sesso was transported to the Southside Hospital but did not survive his injury.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter and Ex-Fire Chief Lawrence G. Sesso at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 57 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/statistics
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
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