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 Little’s death is being investigated as a homicide.
Incident Location: 1000 block of Isabella Street (USNG: 17R LQ 6988 5386)
Waycross Fire Department
1820 Mary Street
USNG: 17R LQ 6864 5381
Waycross, Georgia 31503-7966
Chief: Chief David Eddins
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.