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The USFA has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: KY

It is in sadness and with great honor that we as a Brotherhood post a Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the USFA. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain Michael Webb has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and the members of the Neon Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department.

Michael C. Webb

Rank: Captain
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 25+
Date of Incident: 04/26/2011
Time of Incident: 2130hrs
Date of Death: 04/27/2011
Fire Department: Neon Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department
Address: 50 Rescue ST, Neon, KY 41840
Fire Department Chief: Carter Bevins
Incident Description: Fire Captain Webb passed away from an apparent heart attack at his home shortly after responding to an all-terrain vehicle accident in a mountainous area.
Incident Location: Millstone, KY
Funeral Arrangements: Pending. Carty Funeral Home, 1081 Highway 317, Neon, KY, 41840-9090. Phone: (606) 855-4493
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: In honor of Fire Captain Michael C. Webb, c/o Neon Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, 50 Rescue ST, Neon, KY 41840.
Tribute is being paid to Captain Michael C. Webb at
To date, 32 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 29 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and three from previous years’ incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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