Duty Death: Lonnie Lee Nutt - [Marietta , Georgia]
MARIETTA, Ga. — Lonnie Lee Nutt, 49, collapsed and died while treating patients at a motor vehicle crash scene Thursday afternoon. Nutt had been a member of the Marietta (Ga.) Fire Department since 1994.
Lonnie Lee Nutt
He leaves behind a wife and daughter.
“He fell from what appeared to be a massive heart attack, and they immediately started working him as well as trying to help the patient that was already there,” Scott Tucker, the city’s fire marshal, told WSB radio.
Engineer Nutt also served as an inspector and investigator.
“We had a lot that we depended on him for because he was a very good firefighter,” Tucker said. “He was somebody that was knowledgeable. You could depend on him and he had the expertise to do a lot of things.”
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Kalman NemesFriday, March 08, 2013 9:24:25 AMSincere condolences from Hungary (Oroszlany Fire) too! : (
Ron WilliamsFriday, March 08, 2013 9:29:39 AMBlessings to our fallen brother..
Fernando Pena HerreraSunday, March 10, 2013 11:46:47 AMMis mas sentidas condolencias por la muerte en acto de servicio del Bombero Lonnie Lee Nut, acaecida mientras combatia un incendio en Marietta, Ga.- Estoy cierto que su ejemplo sera la luz que alumbrara el camino de las nuevas generaciones de Bomberos en Estados Unidos.- Mis oraciones para sus familiares y camaradas.- La paz sea con ellos.- Saludos.- Fernando Pena Herrera.- Ex bombero de la 4a. y 6a. Cias. de Rancagua y 3a. de Concepcion.- Temuco, Chile.- Domingo 10-3-13.- 15:45 hrs.-