Donovan Garcia, Jr.

Assistant Fire Chief Garcia was participating in wildland fire training when he collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Garcia was treated at the scene and then transported to the Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nevada, where he succumbed to his injury. USNG: 11S KD 64 98

Department Information

Hungry Valley Volunteer Fire Department
9070 Eagle Canyon Drive
USNG: 11S KD 6441 9898
Sparks, Nevada 89441

Chief: Daniel Thayer

Donovan Garcia, Jr. 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: 52 
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Jun 5, 2014 
Date of death: Jun 5, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training 
Fixed property use: