The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Boone County Fire Protection District
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.
Years of Service: 25
Date of Incident: Dec. 22, 2021
Date of Death: Dec. 22, 2021
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