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Riley Daniel Ray Huiras


Firefighter Riley Daniel Ray Huiras responded to a working fire on the evening of July 30, 2022. On his way back from the fire, a call came in for a motor vehicle crash. Firefighter Huiras, along with another member of his fire department, responded to the crash scene. After these two responses, he returned home. Then, sometime between 2 and 6 a.m. on July 31, 2022, Firefighter Huiras reportedly suffered a brain aneurysm. He was subsequently transported to the hospital where he passed away on Aug. 3, 2022.

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

Department information

Grand Rapids Volunteer Fire Department
2410 48th Street S
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

Chief: Robert Piatt

Age: 20
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 30, 2022 6:11 p.m.
Date of death: August 3, 2022
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: August 09, 2022