Illinois Firefighter Killed in Response Crash

Firefighter killed while en route to a MVA

Bill Carey
28 June 2021

Recorded by the USFA, 29 June 2021.

COLES COUNTY, Illinois – WAND reports that an Illinois firefighter has died after being involved in a crash while responding to a motor vehicle accident.

The firefighter, only identified to date as a member of the Wabash Fire Protection District, was responding to multi-vehicle crash at mile marker 188 on Interstate on Sunday.

The details of each crash have not yet been reported.

Published by Data Not Drama

Data Not Drama is writings that provide a point of critical thought about firefighter fatality data and education, line of duty deaths, and risk. The main focus is to encourage less risk aversion and better knowledge on the subject of firefighter fatalities in firefighters, fire departments, and fire service organizations.

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