Charles “Chuck” McCormick, Firefighter

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On Sunday, January 5, 2020, at approximately 1104hrs., Firefighter Charles “Chuck” McCormick responded to a residential structure fire.  When Firefighter McCormick entered the structure, the floor collapsed and he fell into the basement.  He was rushed to the Belton Regional Medical Center where he later passed away from the injuries he sustained in the fall.

Department information

West Peculiar Fire Protection District
200 S Main ST
Peculiar, Missouri 64078

Chief: Bobby Sperry

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

Age: 30
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 5, 2020 11:04
Date of death: January 5, 2020
Cause of death: Fall
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential