Firefighter/EMT Hampton was fatally injured when the ambulance he was driving struck the rear of a semi-trailer truck. His firefighter/paramedic partner, Timothy Pierce, and the patient in the ambulance both received injuries and were transported to a local trauma center for treatment. Investigation into the fatal accident continues by local and state authorities.
Incident Location: 19000 SH 29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642 (USNG: 14R NU 9672 9670)
Burnet Fire Department
P.O. Box 1369, 1001 Buchanan Drive
U.S. National Grid: 14R NV 7258 0310
Burnet, Texas 78611
Chief: Mark Ingram
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.