David M. Schnepp

Carter’s Valley firefighters responded to a wildland fire at approximately 1702hrs on February 24, 2013. Firefighter Schnepp responded to the fire station and stood by in case additional resources were needed at the incident scene or in case of another emergency incident.

Firefighter Schnepp remained at the fire station and responded to assist at the scene of a structure fire at approximately 2100hrs. He remained at the fire station until approximately 0030hrs on February 25, 2013, when he left the station to go home. At approximately 0700hrs, Firefighter Schnepp’s spouse called 911 to request medical assistance for Firefighter Schnepp. He was transported to the hospital but later died. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Department Information

Carter's Valley Fire Department
PO Box 243, 2847 Carter's Valley RD
USNG: 17S LA 4117 4514
Church Hill, Tennessee 37642

Chief: Michael Yates

David M. Schnepp was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 43 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Feb 24, 2013 17:02
Date of death: Feb 24, 2013 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: