Greg Garza, Firefighter

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On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Firefighter Greg Garza responded to an electrical incident at the Comfort Suites.  Garza returned to the apparatus to retrieve some equipment and was attempting to exit the fire apparatus when he tripped getting out of the truck and was hit by an oncoming vehicle.  He went into traumatic arrest, was transported and passed away at the hospital.

Department information

San Antonio Fire Department
315 South Santa Rosa Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78207

Chief: Charles Hood

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

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 15, 2019 06:36
Date of death: October 15, 2019
Cause of death: Struck By
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Industry