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Private Thomas P. Carey | Pennsylvania Motor Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Motor Police, Pennsylvania


Thomas P. Carey

Pennsylvania Motor Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 17, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Exposure to toxins

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Private Carey died after being exposed to tetrachloride fumes from a fire extinguisher. He and another officer had arrived on the scene of an accident in which a car was on fire. Private Carey used the fire extinguiser to put out the flames but immediately became ill. He was taken to a local doctor where he died approximately two hours later. All tetrachloride fire extinguisers issued to officers were immediately replaced with non-toxic fire extinguishers.
Private Carey had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 17, 2015


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