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Donald “Donny” Eugene Lepper


On the morning of Sunday, February 23, 2020, after returning home from a grass fire, Firefighter/EMT Donald “Donny” Lepper collapsed.  He was immediately taken to the Community Hospital of McCook, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Department information

Indianola Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad
102 N 4TH ST
PO Box M
Indianola, Nebraska 69034

Chief: Mason Nelms

Age: 46
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: February 22, 2020 14:30
Date of death: February 23, 2020
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: February 02, 2021

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