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Thomas M. Barber

Captain

On Sunday, June, 13, 2021, Captain Thomas M. Barber responded to a medical call at a residence. Early the next morning on Monday, June 14, 2021, Captain Barber went into cardiac arrest at his home. He was rushed to the hospital where he passed away shortly after arrival.

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

Department information

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department
515 N Julia ST
Jacksonville, Florida 32202-4128

Chief: Keith Powers

Age: 51
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 13, 2021 7:02 a.m.
Date of death: June 14, 2021
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: August 31, 2021