Daniel D Groover

Firefighter Groover collapsed while operating on the second floor interior of a burning residential structure. A Mayday was sounded and Groover was quickly removed from the building by fellow firefighters. He was then transported to a local medical center but did not survive the injuries sustained in the incident. An investigation into the circumstances of the fire and Groover’s death is underway by local and state authorities. Incident Location: 1400 block of Mistletoe (U.S. National Grid: 15R TP 8438 2506)

Department Information

Houston Fire Department
600 Jefferson, 7th FL
U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 7054 9373
Houston, Texas 77002

Chief: Terry Garrison

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

Age: 46 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Jul 9, 2014 15:53
Date of Death: Jul 9, 2014 
Cause of Death: Lost 
Nature of Death: Asphyxiation 
Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland) 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Residential