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Worcester Fire Department Lt. Jason Menard killed during 4-alarm fire

Lt. Menard died during mayday call to rescue trapped firefighters

Update on overnight blaze that injured several Worcester firefighters

Update: Worcester Fire Dept. Lt. Jason Menard died after becoming trapped while searching a burning home overnight.

Posted by WCVB Channel 5 Boston on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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One firefighter died and several other firefighters were injured early Wednesday in a fire in a multi-family home.

Crews were called at 1:30 a.m. to 7 Stockholm St. The fire grew to four alarms, and at one point, firefighters issued a mayday call from the third floor of the building.

Worcester Fire Department Lt. Jason Menard died. He leaves his wife, Tina, and three children.

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Lt. Jason Menard

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His death came as crews were responding to a report of trapped residents and firefighters.

His colleagues attempted to rescue the lieutenant.

Lt. Menard leaves a wife and three children. He was a member of the Worcester Fire Department for nine years, most recently assigned to the McKeon Road Fire Station.

Firefighter union President Michael Papagni, at a morning news conference, said the Menard family had planned a trip to Disney.

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