Firefighter Buck and other firefighters were working on the scene of a residential structure fire when a porch collapse occurred. Firefighter Buck and 2 other firefighters were trapped in the debris.
Firefighters were able to remove Firefighter Buck and emergency medical treatment was provided. He was transported to the hospital and died on March 9, 2015. The cause of death was head injuries received in the collapse.
Incident Location: 714 Daisy Street, Clearfield, PA (U.S. National Grid: 17T QF 1620 4505)
Lawrence Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 - Clearfield County Station #5
425 Mill RD
U.S. National Grid: 17T QF 1465 4568
Clearfield, Pennsylvania 16830
Chief: Elliott Neeper
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.