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LODD: Texas fire captain dies after battling apartment fire

Captain Dene Barber was treated by EMS on scene before being transported to the hospital, where he later died of a heart attack

Duty Death: Dene Barber - [Brazoria]


By FireRescue1 Staff

BRAZORIA, Texas — A fire captain died Dec. 13 after battling an apartment fire, according to officials.

USFA reported that Brazoria Fire Department Captain Dene Barber, 56, responded to an apartment building fire and complained to colleagues about not feeling well after the fire was extinguished.

Captain Barber was treated by EMS on scene before being transported to the hospital, where he later died of a heart attack.

According to a Facebook post by BFD, a funeral was held for Captain Barber Dec. 17, with several EMS agencies and fire departments in attendance.

 

Today we laid to rest our brother Captain Dene Barber. Words cannot express how much we appreciate the outpouring of...

Posted by Brazoria Fire Department on Sunday, December 17, 2017
 

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Posted by Brazoria Fire Department on Sunday, December 17, 2017
 

More pictures from the procession today.

Posted by Brazoria Fire Department on Sunday, December 17, 2017

 

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