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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 61st Line Of Duty Deaths for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter/EMT Daniel Edward Hampton 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 Burnet Fire Department.

Daniel Edward Hampton

Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Status: Part-Time (Paid)
Years of Service: 14

Date of Incident: 09/18/2015
Time of Incident: 2110hrs
Date of Death: 09/08/2015

Fire Department: Burnet Fire Department
Address: P.O. Box 1369, 1001 Buchanan Drive, Burnet, TX 78611
Fire Department Chief: Mark Ingram

Incident Description: Firefighter/EMT Hampton was fatally injured when the ambulance he was driving struck the rear of a semi-trailer truck. His firefighter/paramedic partner, Timothy Pierce, and the patient in the ambulance both received injuries and were transported to a local trauma center for treatment. Investigation into the fatal accident continues by local and state authorities.

Incident Location: 19000 SH 29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter/EMT Daniel Edward Hampton at

To date, 61 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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