Dene Barber

Captain Dene Barber responded with the Brazoria Fire Department to an apartment building fire on the evening of December 13, 2017. Firefighters made entry into the building and extinguished the fire. Upon exiting the structure, Barber complained to others of not feeling well. Captain Barber was treated on scene by West Brazos EMS, then transported to the hospital where in spite of all efforts he passed away from a reported heart attack.

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

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 56 
Rank: Captain 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 13, 2017 20:21
Date of death: Dec 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