Honoring 1 Fallen Hero


Chief Edward "Eddie" J. Steines

West Milford Fire Department, New Jersey

EOW: Aug. 16, 2023 | Age: 64 | Tour: None

On Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023, at 2:32 p.m., Chief Edward “Eddie” J. Steines responded to a train fire in Hardyston Township. All units cleared the scene at 4:58 p.m. and Chief Edward Steines returned home. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Chief Edward Steines collapsed at his home from an apparent heart attack. He was transported to Chilton Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 7:30 a.m.


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