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LODD: Tenn. firefighter dies during training drill

Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Derrick Ryan Webb was found unresponsive while preparing for the drill

Duty Death: Derrick Ryan Webb - [Cookville, Tennessee]


By FireRescue1 Staff

COOKVILLE, Tenn. — A firefighter died Jan. 17 while preparing for a training drill.

According to the USFA, Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Derrick Ryan Webb was preparing for a training drill when he was found unresponsive next to his turnout gear and SCBA.

Colleagues performed CPR on Webb before he was transported to the hospital, where he later died.

The cause of Webb's death was reported unknown. We will update you when more information becomes available.

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