Firefighter Stone was operating his privately owned vehicle en route to a fire call when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled. Firefighter Stone was ejected from the vehicle and passed away at the scene of the accident which is still under investigation by authorities.
Incident Location: MVA - One quarter mile East of Darwin Ferry RD and 2100 ST (USNG: 16S DJ 4615 4854); Reported fire call - Wilderness Lake Campground, Melrose Place Township.
West Union Community Fire Protection District
PO Box 56, 119 W Union ST
USNG: 16S DJ 4241 4096
West Union, Illinois 62477
Chief: Bill Crumrin
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.