Years of Service: 30+
Date of Incident: 12/06/2010
Time of Incident: 2000hrs
Date of Death: 12/07/2010
Fire Department: Charlotte Road/ Van Wyck Fire Department
Address: 4455 Old Hickory RD, Lancaster, SC 29720
Incident Description: Lieutenant Denton was participating in a training activity when he informed other members that he wasn't feeling well. He was assisted by fellow firefighters and Lancaster County EMS then airlifted to the Carolina Medical Center where he passed away early in the morning of December 7th from a reported brain aneurysm.
Incident Location: Next door to the fire department in the parking lot of the Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Dillon C. Denton at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 81 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 79 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 @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats....