Daryl “"Dene"” Barber, Captain

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Nyack firefighters were dispatched to investigate a chemical odor at a local bank. When Firefighter Jahnes stepped off of the apparatus on the scene, he complained of shortness of breath and chest pain. He was transported to a local hospital and then transferred to a regional care facility. He died as the result of a heart attack later that day.

Incident Location: 301 Yerby St, Brazoria, TX 77422 (U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 5009 1661)

Department information

Brazoria Fire Department
202 N Brooks POB 388
U.S. National Grid: 15R TN 4971 1582
Brazoria, Texas 77422-0388

Chief: Duane Stahl

Daryl “"Dene"” Barber 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: 56
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 13, 2017 20:21
Date of death: December 13, 2017
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential