Benjamen "Ben" Lauren
Forsyth Township Fire Department
Years of Service: 10
Date of Incident: March 13, 2020
Date of Death: March 13, 2020
On Friday, March 13, 2020, at approximately 2130hrs, Firefighter Benjamen “Ben” Lauren and Forsyth Township Fire Department personnel arrived at the scene of a fire in a duplex. While working the interior of the structure, part of the floor collapsed and Lauren became trapped between the first and basement floors. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. An investigation into the cause of the fire is under investigation.