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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: TN

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 6th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter David Schnepp has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and members of the Carter's Valley Fire Department.
David Schnepp

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 20

Date of Incident: 02/24/2013
Time of Incident: 1702hrs
Date of Death: 02/24/2013

Fire Department: Carter's Valley Fire Department
Address: PO Box 243, 2847 Carter's Valley RD, Church Hill, TN 37642
Fire Department Chief: Michael Yates

Incident Description: A short time after fighting a brush fire Sunday evening, February 24, Firefighter Schnepp passed away from a cause still to be determined.

Incident Location: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter David Schnepp at

To date, 6 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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