Fire Cadet Coney was performing physical fitness training at the Austin Fire Department Training Academy when he suffered a medical emergency. He was taken to Saint David's South Austin Medical Center where he passed away a short time later. The nature and cause of the medical emergency has yet to be determined.
Austin Fire Department
4201 Ed Bluestein BLVD
U.S. National Grid: 14R PU 2829 5028
Austin, Texas 78721
Chief: Interim Fire Chief Tom Dodds
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.