Michael Dale Garrett

On February 1, 2014, the Nutter Fort Fire Department responded to a rescue incident involving multiple patients due to a reported cell phone tower collapse on Murphy’s Run in Summit Park, WV. While rescuing a victim, Firefighter/EMT-I Garrett was severely injured during a secondary collapse. Firefighter Garrett was then transported to United Hospital Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Incident Location: Murphy’s Run Road, Summit Park, WV (U.S. National Grid: 17S NA 59 48)

Department Information

Nutter Fort Fire Department
1415 Buckhannon Pike
U.S. National Grid: 17S NA 5876 4508
Nutter Fort, West Virginia 26301

Chief: Jeremy Haddix

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

Age: 28 
Rank: Firefighter/EMT-I 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Feb 1, 2014 11:57
Date of Death: Feb 1, 2014 
Cause of Death: Struck By 
Nature of Death: Crushed 
Activity Type: Extrication 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Industry