Firefighter Fatality Notification – Bryant Gladney

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Bryant Gladney

Assistant Chief

Boone County Fire Protection District
Columbia, MO


On Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, Assistant Chief Bryant Gladney was at the scene of a vehicle accident on Interstate 70. A westbound tractor-trailer hit his staff SUV at high speed before hitting a University Hospital ambulance and the vehicle involved in the original crash. Assistant Chief Gladney was extricated and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 25

Date of Incident: Dec. 22, 2021

Date of Death: Dec. 22, 2021

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