It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 10th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Lieutenant Randy Parker 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 Macon-Bibb County Fire Department.
Years of Service: 25
Date of Incident: 02/12/2015
Time of Incident: 1745hrs
Date of Death: 02/12/2015
Fire Department: Macon-Bibb County Fire Department
Address: PO Box 247, 1191 First ST, Macon, GA 31201
Fire Department Chief: Marvin Riggins
Incident Description: Lieutenant Parker was pronounced dead at Medical Center-Navicent Health and at least five other firefighters were injured after a structural collapse occurred while fire crews were operating inside of a burning residential structure. According to media reports, the Bibb County coroner said Lieutenant Parker died from burns and smoke inhalation. Three of the injured firefighters are being treated at the Augusta Burn Center; one of the three was in critical condition and airlifted to the Center. The fatal fire incident remains under investigation by authorities.
Incident Location: 2320 Fairview Drive
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Randy Parker at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, ten firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...