Conn. EMS community mourns loss of paramedic supervisor

Assistant Chief Joshua Kusek served with the East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

THOMPSON, Conn. — Assistant Chief Joshua Kusek of the East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department has died, the department announced Monday.

The news followed a weekend prayer vigil that the department said received such an overwhelming response that it had to be moved to a bigger location.

KB Ambulance shared in a Facebook post that the paramedic supervisor had been ill.

The Bungay Fire Brigade sang Kusek’s praises and expressed sympathy.


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