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
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 http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
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 http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...