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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 45th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Wildland Fire Operations Supervisor Terry K. Sonner has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Boise District Bureau of Land Management.

Terry K. Sonner

Rank: Fire Operations Supervisor
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Status: Wildland Full-Time
Years of Service: 14

Date of Incident: 06/10/2015
Time of Incident: 0900hrs
Date of Death: 06/10/2015

Fire Department: Boise District Bureau of Land Management
Address: 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705
Fire Department Chief: Acting District Manager Jenifer L. Arnold

Incident Description: Fire Operations Supervisor Sonner collapsed after he and his fire crew finished physical training at the Hammett Guard Station, Idaho. Fellow firefighters initiated medical treatment on scene but Sonner succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Incident Location: Hammett Guard Station, Idaho

Tribute is being paid to Fire Operations Supervisor Terry K. Sonner at

To date, 45 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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