Cecil County firefighter killed in Ocean City at firefighters’ convention

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A Maryland volunteer firefighter was killed in Ocean City while attending the Maryland State Fireman’s Association annual convention, officials confirmed.

Elkton resident Noah Day, 22, a North East Fire Company lieutenant in Cecil County, was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the coastal road on Monday June 20.

“The Maryland State Fire Association sends its deepest condolences to the North East Fire Company for the loss of Lt. Noah Day,” the agency posted online. “Please pray for the Day family and the Noah firefighter brothers and sisters during this extremely difficult time.”

First responders were dispatched to the crash site on Coast Road near 47th Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday night after Day was struck, police said.

The driver, a 44-year-old Worcester County man from Berlin, reportedly remained at the scene and assisted police with the investigation, which is ongoing.

The Ocean City Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the cause of the crash, although it noted that alcohol was determined not to be a factor for the driver, whose name is unnamed. was not disclosed.

“The First Lady and I wish to express our deepest condolences to Lt. Noah Day’s family and all members of the North East Fire Company for this devastating loss,” Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said.

Anyone with information regarding the fatal incident has been asked to email PFC Ramirez at [email protected] or [email protected], or by calling the police hotline at (410) 520 -5136 or the department directly at (410) 723. -6610 and referring to file number 2022-002616.

Each June, the Maryland State Firefighters Association meets for its annual convention and conference to conduct association business and “provide insightful training and educational sessions to its members”, officials said.

This year, it was held from Saturday June 18 to Thursday June 23.

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