While working a traffic control point protecting the scene of a motor vehicle accident, Fire Police Captain Barr was struck by a car and seriously injured. Barr was treated at the scene by fellow responders and transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries almost two weeks later.
Incident Location: 5200 block of Pulaski Hwy (US 40), Perryville, MD 21903 (USNG: 18S VJ 0859 8085)
Community Fire Company of Perryville
PO Box 776, 920 Principio Furnace RD
USNG: 18S VJ 0842 7966
Perryville , Maryland 21903
Chief: Shawn Buchanan
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.