Texas Firefighter Killed in Response Crash

One dead, one injured in crash with semi

Bill Carey
5 August 2021

MARTIN COUNTY, Texas – One volunteer firefighter is dead and another is injured following a crash with a tractor-trailer on Wednesday morning.

KOSA and two other local stations report that two members of the Stanton Volunteer Fire Department were responding to a crash when their apparatus collided with a semi on FM 3113.

Local authorities have identified the firefighters involved in social media posts. The deceased firefighter is Danny Ireton. The injured firefighter is Allan Carby. The fire department says that Carby is hospitalized and facing surgeries and a long recovery.

No other details about the crash have been reported.


KOSA: Report: Stanton volunteer firefighter killed, another hurt in crash
NewsWest9: 1 Martin County volunteer firefighter killed, another injured in wreck
Your Basin: One killed in Stanton accident involving a Volunteer Fire Department unit
Stanton Volunteer Fire Department, Facebook

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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