Jason Wade Dickey, Engineer

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Engineer Jason Dickey died from injuries sustained in a structural collapse while operating at the scene of a residential structure fire. Two other firefighters were injured in the collapse and taken to the hospital.

The fire started in a two-story residence along Lakeview Drive at around 1630hrs. According to media reports, crews transmitted a “Mayday Emergency” near 2000hrs when the three firefighters became trapped as the result of a collapse.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by authorities.

Incident Location: Lakeview DR (vicinity of 500 block Hood Lakes Rd)), Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 (U.S. National Grid: 16S DD 6989 9628

Department information

Lawrenceburg Fire Department
232 W Gaines ST NBU #2
U.S. National Grid: 16S DD 6932 9991
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464-3666

Chief: Jay K. Moore

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

Age: 38
Rank: Engineer
Classification: Career
Incident date: February 12, 2018 16:30
Date of death: February 12, 2018
Cause of death: Collapse
Nature of death: Crushed
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential
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