Firefighter-Operator David E. Carr, a long-time member of the Brasher-Winthrop Volunteer Fire Department and the Tri-Town Volunteer Rescue Squad responded with his fire department on a mutual aid call to an industrial fire of 5,800 tons of burning wood pellets inside of a large metal warehouse.
Firefighters, with the aid of the company president who brought in an excavator from another work site to tear down the walls and roof of the building, worked through the night to bring the fire under control.
After being released from the scene, Firefighter-Operator Carr returned with his fire department to the firehouse to clean and put away equipment.
Firefighter-Operator Carr then departed for home, where, later in the morning, he succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.
Please consider memorial contributions, in David’s name, to the Brasher-Winthrop Volunteer Fire Department or the Tri-Town Volunteer Rescue Squad.