Firefighter John Adair was on the scene of a working building fire on East-West Highway. He was at pump panel of a Chevy Chase engine on a street that had been roped off to traffic,when a car plowed through the roped off area, striking FF Adair. Adair's body bounced off his truck's fender and tumbled 75 feet through the air before hitting a telephone pole. Firefighter Adair was rushed to Georgetown Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Firefighter John G. Adair,Jr. was 27 years old.