OC's 2nd LODD Remembered Today
Saturday, July 16, 2022
On July 16, 1983, a fire broke out shortly after 6AM at the Sauté Cafe in north Ocean City. In the course of battling the blaze, OCVFC firefighter Jeffrey Dieter, age 24, became trapped in the burning building. He would become the first Ocean City Firefighter to die in the line of duty in over 45 years.