Fire Engineering Training Community

Where firefighters come to talk training

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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 31st Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter& Fire Chief David K. Britt 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 Severn Volunteer Fire Department.

David K. Britt

Rank: Fire Chief
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 31

Date of Incident: 06/17/2016
Time of Incident: 1824hrs
Date of Death: 06/18/2016

Fire Department: Severn Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 9215 NC Highway 35 N, Severn, NC 27877
Fire Department Chief: Pending

Incident Description: Fire Chief Britt suffered a medical emergency at his home several hours after responding to a motor vehicle crash. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Incident Location: 7687 NC 35

Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief David K. Britt at

To date, 31 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

Views: 160


You need to be a member of Fire Engineering Training Community to add comments!

Join Fire Engineering Training Community

Policy Page


Our contributors' posts are not vetted by the Fire Engineering technical board, and reflect the views and opinions of the individual authors. Anyone is welcome to participate.

For vetted content, please go to

Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton
We are excited to have you participate in our discussions and interactive forums. Before you begin posting, please take a moment to read our policy page. -- Bobby Halton

Be Alert for Spam
We actively monitor the community for spam, however some does slip through. Please use common sense and caution when clicking links. If you suspect you've been hit by spam, e-mail

FE Podcasts

Check out the most recent episode and schedule of

© 2021   Created by fireeng.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service