LODD: Tenn. firefighter dies while battling house blaze
Lawrenceburg Fire Department firefighter Jason Dickey died after becoming trapped when part of the house collapsed
Duty Death: Jason Dickey - [Lawrenceburg, Tennessee]
By FireRescue1 Staff
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. — A firefighter died Monday after becoming trapped in a burning house.
Tennessean reported that Lawrenceburg Fire Department firefighter Jason Dickey was helping battle a house fire when part of the home collapsed.
A Mayday call was made after Dickey and two other firefighters became trapped in the home.
“Our prayers are going out to the Lawrence Fire Dept. family and to the family of Jason Dickey for the tragic loss of our brother,” Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement Agency said in a Facebook post. “Prayers for the two firefighters injured.”
The incident is currently under investigation.
Our warm thoughts & prayers go out to the Lawrenceburg community, after the death of Firefighter Jason Dickey, who gave his life in service to their community while battling a house fire. May God be with his family, friends, and coworkers during this though time. pic.twitter.com/YW9q8VkUcJ— Mt. Juliet Police (@MtJulietPolice) February 13, 2018