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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 49th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Fire Chief Robert Glenn "Bud" Webster Sr. has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Glencoe Fire - Rescue Department.

Name: Robert Glenn “Bud” Webster Sr.  

Rank: Fire Chief 
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 12

Date of Incident: 07/04/2006
Time of Incident: 1704hrs
Date of Death: 05/06/2014

Fire Department: Glencoe Fire-Rescue Department
Address: PO Box 102 Glencoe, KY 41046
Fire Department Chief: Robert G. Webster, Jr.



Incident Description: Fire Chief Webster died from complications of a traumatic brain injury suffered in 2006.  At that time, while responding to a motor vehicle accident, the fire apparatus Webster was driving left the roadway and overturned causing him to be ejected and pinned underneath the vehicle.


Incident Location: 1000 block of Highway 16, Gallatin County, KY

 

Tribute is being paid to Robert Glenn “Bud” Webster Sr. at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

 

To date, 49 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014.  Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...

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