Firefighter Fatality Notification – Donald Gene Gross

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Donald Gene Gross

Fire Inspector/Investigator

Lincoln Fire and Rescue
Lincoln, NE


On Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, Fire Inspector/Investigator Donald Gene Gross was at the scene of a residential fire. After returning home, he complained of chest pains. On the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, he was found deceased at his residence.

Age: 57

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 31

Date of Incident: Jan. 3, 2022

Date of Death: Jan. 4, 2022

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