Donald “Sarge” Leroy Brenner, Jr.

Firefighter Brenner and the members of his fire department were dispatched to a vehicle crash with injuries at 0152hrs on December 24, 2016. Firefighter Brenner drove Engine 39 to the scene and arrived at 0200hrs. The incident commander directed Engine 39 to stage near the scene.

At approximately 0220hrs, a chief officer from another department found that Firefighter Brenner was unconscious. Firefighters removed Firefighter Brenner from the apparatus and he was provided with emergency medical treatment. He was transported to the hospital but did not recover. He died on January 4, 2017.

Department Information

Speedwell Engine and Hose Company
324 N 22ND ST
U.S. National Grid: 18T UK 7685 6700
Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17046-2711

Chief: Butch Miller

Donald “Sarge” Leroy Brenner, Jr. was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 67 
Rank: Chief Engineer/Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 24, 2016 01:53
Date of death: Jan 4, 2017 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Standby 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: Street/Road