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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 60th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Lowell Satterwhite 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 Dakota City Fire Department.


Lowell Satterwhite



Rank: Firefighter
Age: 68
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 42



Date of Incident: 09/10/2016
Time of Incident: 1130hrs
Date of Death: 09/11/2016


Fire Department: Dakota City Fire Department
Address: 1516 Myrtle Street, Dakota City, NE 68731
Fire Department Chief: Clint Rasmussen


Incident Description: Firefighter Lowell Satterwhite responded to an emergency call at 1130hrs on 09/10/2016. Later that day, he returned home and went to sleep. At approximately 0030hrs on 09/11/2016, Firefighter Satterwhite suffered an apparent heart attack and was transported to a hospital in Sioux City, IA, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.


Incident Location: Dakota City, NE


Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Lowell Satterwhite at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/


To date, 60 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

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