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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 11th Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Engineer Lonnie Nutt has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for his fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and members of the Marietta Fire Department.

Lonnie Nutt

Rank: Firefighter Engineer
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 18

Date of Incident: 03/07/2013
Time of Incident: 1620hrs
Date of Death: 03/07/2013

Fire Department: Marietta Fire Department
Address: 112 Haynes ST, Marietta, GA 30060
Fire Department Chief: Jackie Gibbs

Incident Description: The Marietta Fire Department was responding to a motor vehicle accident. Firefighter Engineer Nutt was the driver of the apparatus accompanied by two other firefighters. After arriving on the scene, the firefighters were performing aid to the injured motorist when Firefighter Engineer Nutt collapsed. Aid was immediately given and Firefighter Engineer Nutt was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The cause of death is still to be determined.

Incident Location: Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt at

To date, 11 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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