Firefighter O'Neil was responding to an emergency medical call in a fire department vehicle and had just arrived on-scene when fellow responders noticed that he had become ill. Firefighter O’Neil was removed from the vehicle, provided medical assistance, and transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to a nature and cause of injury still to be reported but thought to be cardiac related.
Incident Location: Lone Camp, TX (U.S. National Grid: 14S NB 6853 1595)
Lone Camp Fire Department
7236 FM 4 S, P.O. Box 485
U.S. National Grid: 14S NB 6849 1580
Palo Pinto, Texas 76484
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.