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Jonathan "Thunder" Damon, 38 - Tupper Lake, NY
Jonathan "Thunder" Damon Firefighter/AEMT Department: Tupper Lake Rescue Tupper Lake, NY Age: 38 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 6 Date of Incident: 4/23/20 Date of Death: 4/23/20 Incident Description: The Tupper Lake NY Rescue Squad mourns the passing of AEMT Critical Care Technician (AEMT-CC) and Firefighter Jonathan 'Thunder' Damon on Thursday evening April 23, 2020. EMT Damon took his final call on Wednesday evening, April 22, at 11:25pm. Jon woke up Thursday morning (4/23/2020) with pain in his back and notified Malone dispatch that he needed help. Thunder was the duty tech on to cover the Village and Town of Tupper Lake at the time, Tupper Lake squad members transported Mr Damon to AMC where he was then flown by North Country Life Flight to UVMC in Vermont Trauma Center were he underwent surgery for an Aorta Dissection. Jon unfortunately did not survive and died that evening.