Donovan Garcia, Jr.

Assistant Fire Chief Garcia was participating in wildland fire training when he collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Garcia was treated at the scene and then transported to the Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nevada, where he succumbed to his injury.

Department Information

Hungry Valley Volunteer Fire Department
9070 Eagle Canyon Drive
Sparks, Nevada 89441

Chief: Daniel Thayer

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

Age: 52 
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Jun 5, 2014 
Date of Death: Jun 5, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Training 
Fixed Property Use: Outdoor Property