Michael L. Broz

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)

Department Information

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.

Age: 58 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Mar 10, 2013 16:30
Date of Death: Mar 10, 2013 
Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: Responding 
Fixed Property Use:  
Follow us: Twitter Facebook YouTube

Memorial Fund Information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cummings Chapel, PO Box 351, Ridgeville, SC 29472; and/or, Dorchester County Fire Rescue, 109 Dutch Krakeel RD, St. George, SC 29437.