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)
Columbia Fire Department
201 Orr ST
U. S. National Grid: 15S WD 5848 1187
Columbia, Missouri 65201
Chief: Charles P. Witt, Jr.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.