Bruce E Britt

While working to evacuate students from a university residence apartment building, Lieutenant Britt died of injuries sustained when he became entangled in debris after the collapse of a portion of the building's elevated walkway. Incident Location: University Village, 601 S. Providence Road, Columbia, MO (U.S. National Grid: 15S WA 5755 1064)

Department Information

Columbia Fire Department
201 Orr ST
U. S. National Grid: 15S WD 5848 1187
Columbia, Missouri 65201

Chief: Charles P. Witt, Jr.

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

Age: 48 
Rank: Lieutenant 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2014 04:45
Date of Death: Feb 22, 2014 
Cause of Death: Fall 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type: Search and Rescue 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Residential