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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 10th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Lieutenant David W. Conley 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 Olive Hill Fire Department.

David W. Conley

Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 8

Date of Incident: 02/10/2016
Time of Incident: 2145hrs
Date of Death: 02/10/2016

Fire Department: Olive Hill Fire Department
Address: 395 Tygart ST POB 668, Olive Hill, KY 41164
Fire Department Chief: Paul Richards

Incident Description: Lieutenant Conley fell ill from an apparent heart attack while on-duty at the fire station. Conley was treated by fellow responders and transported to the hospital in Morehead, KY, where he succumbed to his injury.

Incident Location: 395 Tygart ST POB 668, Olive Hill, KY 41164

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant David W. Conley at

To date, 10 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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