While working to establish a water supply at the scene of a vacant residential building fire, Fire Chief Ferguson collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Fellow responders immediately rendered assistance to Ferguson and transported him by Life Flight to the Memorial Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his injury.
Incident Location: Commerce Street and Woodward Street (U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 3412 4348)
Damon Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 118, 3523 Cedar ST
U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 3445 4345
Damon, Texas 77430
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.