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In the Line of Duty
Michael Fischer, 38 - Island Park, NY
Michael Fischer Captain Island Park Fire Department Island Park, NY Age: 38 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 9 Date of Incident: August 14, 2022 Date of Death: August 14, 2022 On Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, Captain Michael Fischer had participated in a morning training event, then rode on an engine company to where firefighters were holding a fundraiser. Arriving at the event, Captain Fischer went into the bathroom to wash up, then returned to the dining area, when he suffered an apparent heart attack. EMS personnel at the scene performed life-saving measures, but were unsuccessful. Captain Fischer was pronounced deceased at the scene.