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Incident Name: grass fire
Date: 7/26/1987
Personnel: Vandell Weathers
Age: 54
Agency/Organization: Cisco Fire Department, Cisco, TX
Position: firefighter

Summary: On July 26, 1987, Vandell Weathers suffered a heart attack and died after operating at a grass fire near Eastland, TX.

 

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Cisco Fire Department, Cisco, TX

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  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group brief historical record in Historical Wildland Firefighter Fatalities 1910 - 1996:
    • Year: 1987
    • Name of Incident / Location: Cisco, TX
    • Agency / Fire Department: 1 PVT, Cisco Vol. F,Cisco, TX
    • Fire Behavior: Unknown
    • Remarks: Heart attack after operating at a grass and brush fire near Eastland TX.
  • USFA Memorial Database: Vandell Weathers and he was honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD
  • Texas, Death Index: Clyde Vandell Weathers
    • Name: Clyde Vandell Weathers
    • Gender: Male
    • Event Date: 26 Jul 1987
    • County: Eastland
    • Event Place: Eastland, Texas, United States
    • Born: 1933

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Contributors to this article:  Mellie

 

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