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Date: incident date 1/31/1995; death date 2/01/1995
Personnel: 2 lives lost
Age: 
Agency/Organization: Claude Volunteer Fire Department, Claude, TX
Position: firefighters

Summary:

Marcus King, 15
Jared Wright, 18

On January 31, Firefighters Marcus King and Jared Lee Wright of the Claude Volunteer Fire Department were killed when their fire apparatus was struck by a train while they were fighting a brush fire on a railroad right-of-way. Both Firefighters suffered severe traumatic injuries and died several days later.

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Claude Volunteer Fire Department, 115 Trice ST, Claude, TX 79019

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