Students & Instructors
Columbia Fire Department
201 Orr ST
U. S. National Grid: 15S WD 5848 1187
Columbia, Missouri 65201
Chief: Charles P. Witt, Jr.
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)
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.
|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|
|Duty Type:||On-Scene Non-Fire|
|Fixed Property Use:||Residential|