Firefighter Broz passed away from injuries sustained when his personally owned vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree while he was responding to an outdoor fire in the Francis Beidler Forest. The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Broz was reported to have been wearing seat restraints at the time of the accident.
Incident Location: Vicinity of Francis Beidler Forest (Horseford RD - USNG: 17S NS 5759 6118)
Dorchester County Fire Rescue
109 Dutch Krakeel RD,
USNG: 17S NS 41586 71623
St. George, South Carolina 29477
Chief: Tres’ Atkinson
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.