Fallen Heroes Friday (August 17, 2018)

HONORING:

Police Officer Fadi Shukur
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Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

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DETAILS:

Police Officer Fadi Shukur succumbed to injuries sustained on August 4th, 2018, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on West McNichols Road, near Stahelin Avenue.

He was assisting other officers with crowd control outside of a club at approximately 2:30 am when a vehicle struck him at a high rate of speed. The vehicle fled the scene but the driver turned himself in a short time later. The driver was charged with reckless driving causing serious impairment. Additional charges are pending.

Officer Shukur had served with the Detroit Police Department for 18 months.

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HONORING:

Officer Kirk A. Griess
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California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Friday, August 10, 2018

Age: 46

Tour: 19

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DETAILS:

Officer Kirk Griess was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-80, near Manuel Campos Parkway, in Solano.

Another vehicle entered the area and struck both Officer Griess and the vehicle he had stopped. Officer Griess and the driver of the stopped car were both killed.

Officer Griess was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.

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HONORING:

Assistant Chief Madison “Maddy” Lee Clinton, Jr.
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Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, August 10, 2018

Age: 54

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

Assistant Chief Madison Clinton was engaged in fire suppression activities on a residential structure fire. During the operation, the structure collapsed on Clinton pinning him under the roof of the dwelling. Clinton was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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HONORING:

Assistant Chief Madison “Maddy” Lee Clinton, Jr.
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Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, August 10, 2018

Age: 54

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

Assistant Chief Madison Clinton was engaged in fire suppression activities on a residential structure fire. During the operation, the structure collapsed on Clinton pinning him under the roof of the dwelling. Clinton was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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HONORING:

Assistant Chief Jeff Holden
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Orange Rural Fire Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, August 13, 2018

Age: 32

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

On 08/13/2018 at 1109hrs, Assistant Chief Jeff Holden responded to a call which required him to enter a trench on West Ten Road in Efland, North Carolina, to rescue a trapped person. At 1450hrs while still working his shift, Holden was found unresponsive at the fire station. All attempts to revive Holden by the crew on shift and additional emergency workers were unsuccessful. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

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HONORING:

Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett
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Draper City Fire Department, Utah

End of Watch: Monday, August 13, 2018

Age: 42

Tour: Unknown

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DETAILS:

Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett was injured while on the fire line of the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex fire north of San Francisco, California. Burchett was airlifted to a local hospital where he passed away from the injuries he sustained. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported. Burchett was one of five firefighters sent from the Draper City Fire Department in Utah to help fight the California wildland fires through a mutual aid agreement with CAL FIRE.

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May you be at rest.

This information is supplied by the Officer Down Memorial Page (www.odmp.org) and the U.S. Fire Administration (www.apps.usfa.fema.gov).

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