Firefighter Fatality Notification – David Spink

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

David Spink

Engineer

Barstow Fire Protection District
Barstow, CA


On Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, Engineer David Spink responded to a vehicle collision on Interstate 15. While at the scene, he was struck by an oncoming car. He was immediately airlifted to the Loma Linda University Hospital where he remained until his passing on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

Age: 56

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 30

Date of Incident: Dec. 5, 2021

Date of Death: Jan. 9, 2022

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