Firefighter Eduardo “Ed” TeranRiverside City Fire Department
On November 5, 2005, the City of Riverside experienced a tragic loss when Firefighter Eduardo “Ed” Teran died, while involved in firefighting activities. Firefighter Teran collapsed and went into full arrest at the scene of a residential structure fire at 5202 La Sierra Avenue, Riverside. The City of Riverside Fire Department paramedics began immediate advanced life support on Teran. Teran was transported to Kaiser Hospital in Riverside where he was pronounced dead at 7:10 PM.
Firefighter Teran, age 43, a 17-year veteran of the fire service, is survived by his wife, Nanci and daughter Lauren, 13. Firefighter Teran was assigned to the truck company at the Magnolia Center Fire Station, located at 6395 Riverside Avenue. “My deepest condolences to Firefighter Ed Teran’s family,” said City of Riverside Fire Chief Tedd Laycock. “This event deeply saddens all of the members of the firefighting community and City. Grief counselors have been made available to members of the fire department and family members to assist them through this difficult time.”