Firefighter Fatality Notification – Daniel “Danny” Ireton

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Daniel “Danny” Ireton


Martin County Volunteer Fire Department
Stanton, TX

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, while Firefighter Daniel “Danny” Ireton and another firefighter were responding to a motor vehicle collision, the fire apparatus Firefighter Ireton was driving struck another vehicle. Firefighter Ireton was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other firefighter was taken to the hospital and remains in stable condition.

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 34

Date of Incident: August 4, 2021

Date of Death: August 4, 2021

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