Personnel: Patrick McKinney, Jr.
Agency/Organization: Colorado City Volunteers, Colorado City TX
Summary: Firefighter McKinney was driving a converted tanker from one brush fire to another when he lost control of the tanker as it crossed a narrow bridge. The tanker rolled three times after the right rear wheels of the vehicle caught on a concrete guardrail. A firefighter who was a passenger in the tanker was injured in the collision. Firefighter McKinney was ejected and died.
Home station: Colorado City Volunteer Fire Department, 620 E. 11th St, Colorado City, TX
- Patrick McKinney's name, death date and brief bio are included in the USFA Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study, published April 2002 (2,888 K pdf)
- USFA Memorial Database: Patrick Henry McKinney, Jr.
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