Derrick Ryan Webb, Firefighter

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Firefighter Derrick Ryan Webb fell ill while preparing a training drill at the fire station. Webb was found unresponsive in the apparatus bay beside his turn-out gear and SCBA. The PASS device on the SCBA was still sounding. CPR was initiated but firefighter Webb was pronounced deceased at the hospital from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Incident Location: 2275 Standing Stone HWY, Cookville, TN 38506-7808 (U.S. National Grid: 16S FF 3999 2035)

Department information

Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department
2275 Standing Stone HWY
U.S. National Grid: 16S FF 3999 2035
Cookville, Tennessee 38506-7808

Chief: Henry Webb

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

Age: 31
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: January 17, 2018
Date of death: January 17, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty