Chaplain/Firefighter Parker died in the hospital several days after the privately owned vehicle he was operating in response to a fire incident left the roadway and struck a tree. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Officials suspect that Parker may have experienced a medical emergency when he lost control of his vehicle.
Incident Location: 2100 block of K Street (U.S. National Grid: 14T PK 5574 4662)
Fairbury Rural Fire Department
3020 Industrial AVE
U.S. National Grid: 14T PK 5552 4767
Fairbury, Nebraska 68352
Chief: Kenny Krause
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.