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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: WI

It is with deep regret that I post the following USFA official line of duty death announcement of fellow brother firefighter Donald A. Schneider Jr. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Belleville Fire Department.

Donald A. Schneider Jr

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 63
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 38
Date of Incident: 05/29/2010
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 05/29/2010

Fire Department:
Belleville Fire Department
Address: PO Box 94, 33 E Main ST, Belleville, WI 53508-0094
Fire Department Chief: Tom Adams
Fire Department Website:

Incident Description: Firefighter Schneider passed away from an apparent heart attack while at the Belleville Fire Station.

Incident Location: 33 E Main ST, Belleville, WI 53508-0094

Funeral Arrangements: Visitation will be at the Becker-Beal Funeral Home, Belleville, on Wednesday June 2nd from 1600-2000hrs.Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 3 at 1100hrs at the First United Church of Christ, 130 E Church St, Belleville.

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Donald A. Schneider Jr. at

To date, 34 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 32 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 2 from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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