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In the Line of Duty
Matthias Wirtz, 46 - North Haven, CT
Matthias Wirtz Firefighter North Haven Fire Department North Haven, CT Age: 46 Sex: Male Classification: Career Years of Service: 22 Date of Incident: Dec. 26, 2022 Date of Death: Dec. 26, 2022 On Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, Firefighter Matthias Wirtz responded to a reported structure fire at a home on Quinnipiac AVE. While working on the exterior of the home operating the engine pump, Firefighter Wirtz became ill and was immediately transported to the Yale-New Haven Medical Center where he passed away a short time later from an apparent heart attack.