Lonnie Lee Nutt

Engineer Nutt was on-duty in his assigned fire station. He had just completed a workout and was cooling down for about 20 minutes when his engine company was dispatched to respond to a motor vehicle crash. Engineer Nutt drove the apparatus to the scene of the crash.

As Engineer Nutt and other firefighters prepared to load one of the injured onto an ambulance gurney, Engineer Nutt suddenly collapsed. He was found to be pulseless and not breathing. Firefighters and other emergency responders provided ALS treatment immediately. Engineer Nutt was transported to the hospital but was pronounced dead at 1753hrs. The cause of death was listed as atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

For additional information regarding this incident, please refer to NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program report F2013-18 (https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/fire/pdfs/face201318.pdf)

Department Information

Marietta Fire Department
112 Haynes ST
Marietta, Georgia 30060

Chief: Jackie Gibbs

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Lonnie Lee Nutt 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: 49 
Rank: Firefighter Engineer 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Mar 7, 2013 16:35
Date of death: Mar 7, 2013 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Extrication 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: Street/Road 

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