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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 10th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Donald Mize has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for his fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and members of the League City Volunteer Fire Department.

Donald Mize

Rank: Firefighter Cadet
Age: 62
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: <1 Date of Incident: 03/06/2013 Time of Incident: 1956hrs Date of Death: 03/06/2013 Fire Department: League City Volunteer Fire Department Address: PO Box 931, 601 2ND ST, League City, TX 77573-0931 Fire Department Chief: Brad Goudie Incident Description: Firefighter Cadet Mize was cooling down after the training exercise at the department's training facility when he fell ill from a cause still to be determined. Mize was treated and transported to the hospital but succumbed to his injury.

Incident Location: Fire Department Training Field, 911 North Kansas AVE, League City, TX

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Cadet Donald Mize at

To date, 10 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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