North Haven Fire Department
North Haven, CT
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.