Dwight “B.B.” W Bazile

Fire Captain Bazile fell ill shortly after responding to a residential structure fire with reports of people trapped inside. Captain Bazile was operating inside of the structure with other firefighters when he began experiencing a medical emergency. He was able to walk out of the burning building under his own power, but collapsed outside shortly thereafter and went into cardiac arrest. Captain Bazile was immediately treated by fellow responders and transported to Memorial Herman Hospital where he succumbed to his injury two days later. Incident Location: 6400 block of England Street (U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 7211 8740)

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: 56 
Rank: Captain 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Feb 19, 2015 18:45
Date of Death: Feb 21, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland) 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Residential