Madison “Maddy” Lee Clinton, Jr., Assistant Chief

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Assistant Chief Madison Clinton was engaged in fire suppression activities on a residential structure fire.  During the operation, the structure collapsed on Clinton pinning him under the roof of the dwelling.  Clinton was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Incident Location:  Altus, OK 73521 (U.S. National Grid: 14S MD 7644 3920 (DD: 34.695, -099.257))

Department information

Friendship Volunteer Fire Department
15993 S County Road 210
Altus, Oklahoma 73521

Chief: Marty Clinton

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

Age: 54
Rank: Assistant Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: August 10, 2018 17:32
Date of death: August 10, 2018
Cause of death: Collapse
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential