Firefighter Dies Saving Colleagues: Lt. Jason Menard Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Lt. Jason Menard Bio, Wiki

Lt. Jason Menard, 39, was killed saving two of his firefighter colleagues from a house fire in Worcester, Massachusetts. He freed the two crew members, including newlywed Chris Pace, from the raging inferno but then got trapped on the third floor himself.

Lt. Jason Menard Age

He was 39 years old.

Lt. Jason Menard Wife

He was married to his wife Tina.

Lt. Jason Menard Children

He has three children

Lt. Jason Menard Career

Menard was with the department since 2010.

Lt. Jason Menard Death

The fire broke out on Stockholm Street in Worcester around 1 am Wednesday. When firefighters arrived at the scene, a woman and a baby were trapped in the building; They were released, but two crew members were trapped on the third floor. Menard threw Pace through a third-floor window saving his life and led another colleague to the stairs to leave.

The sending audio of the scanner obtained by MassLive revealed the horror inside the building.

“The caller declares that there is fire on the second floor, people still inside and also a baby on the third floor,” a dispatcher is heard saying.

Then someone says: ‘Go in there and search and rescue.’

The voices of the firemen are heard screaming and at 1.30 in the morning a call from the crew was sent on the third floor.

A fireman says: “It’s very hot here.”

Another adds: “We need a ladder up here now.”

The fireman replies: “We are sending a team to pick you up.”

Almost an hour after the fire, a crew member says: “We are still missing a member.”

Worcester fire chief Michael Lavoie said strong winds hindered efforts to reach Menard. He was finally located and taken to the hospital, but died there.

Three colleagues, including Pace, were also taken to the hospital; two were discharged, but Pace remains there.

Pace, who has been in the apartment for 18 months and married two months ago, was left with a collapsed lung, eight broken ribs, 13 fractures and third degree burns throughout the body.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Lieutenant Jason Menard, 39, died while saving two of his fellow firefighters from a house fire in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • The fire broke out in a house on Stockholm Street in Worcester around 1 a.m.
  • When firefighters arrived at the scene, a woman and a baby were trapped in the building; two of the crew were trapped on the third floor
  • Menard helped a test firefighter to the stairs and then returned to rescue another trapped firefighter, helping him out the window.
  • Menard, who had been in the department since 2010, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
  • Menard had been planning a trip to Disney World with his family after his Wednesday shift ended
  • The American Red Cross said up to 15 people were displaced from the fire, which is still under investigation.

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