David Jeff Little

Department Information

Waycross Fire Department
1820 Mary Street
USNG: 17R LQ 6864 5381
Waycross, Georgia 31503-7966

Chief: Chief David Eddins

Crews were performing overhaul operations on a residential structure fire when the ceiling collapsed trapping Lieutenant Little. Rescue efforts were immediately initiated and Little was transported to the Mayo Clinic of Waycross where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the collapse. According to fire department officials, the fire has been ruled intentionally set and Lieutenant Littleā€™s death is being investigated as a homicide. Incident Location: 1000 block of Isabella Street (USNG: 17R LQ 6988 5386)

Provisional Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.

Age: 50 
Rank: Lieutenant 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Dec 15, 2013 00:20
Date of Death: Dec 15, 2013 
Cause of Death: Collapse 
Nature of Death: Crushed 
Activity Type: Other 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Residential