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Unfortunately, emergency responders must sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their job. This section of the Web site is dedicated to announce, honor and memorialize our members that die in the line-of-duty.

John R. Fritz 
Local Number: L3356
City, State: Austintown, OH

It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter/EMT John R. Fritz of IAFF Local 3356 - Austintown, Ohio. Brother Fritz, 48, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 after returning from a call.

The Visitation will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Austintown Fitch High School, 4560 Falcon Drive, Austintown, Ohio 44515 with a Fire Department vehicle drive-by at 8 p.m. The Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 10 a.m. after 9 a.m. calling hours. The procession will leave the high school directly after the funeral and head to Tod Homestead Cemetery in Youngstown.

Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 3356, 384 N. Canfield Niles Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44515-1906 or emailed to fred@kolawns.com.

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