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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 11th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Assistant Fire Chief Daniel F. Cool 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 Jefferson County Fire Department- Kaw Fire District #1.

Daniel F. Cool

Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
Age: 71
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 50



Date of Incident: 02/11/2016
Time of Incident: 2020hrs
Date of Death: 02/14/2016


Fire Department: Jefferson County Fire Department #1 - Kaw
Address: 3877 South St, Grantville, KS 66429
Fire Department Chief: Doug Brumbaugh


Incident Description: Assistant Fire Chief Cool responded to an emergency incident on the morning of February 11th. Later that day, he attended a training meeting and collapsed suddenly from a heart attack. Chief Cool was admitted to St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, KS, where he succumbed to his injury early in the morning of February 14th.


Incident Location: 3877 South St, Grantville, KS 66429


Tribute is being paid to Assistant Fire Chief Daniel F. Cool at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/


To date, 11 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...

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