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Name: David Grass Jr.
Years of Service: <1
Date of Incident: 07/07/2009
Time of Incident: 1545hrs
Date of Death: 07/08/2009
Fire Department: Ste. Genevieve Fire Department
Address: 165 South Fourth Street, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Fire Department Chief: G. Mick Schwent
Incident Description: Firefighter Grass was at the fire station and participating in department sponsored physical fitness training when he experienced a medical emergency. Grass was flown to St. Louis University Medical Center by air ambulance where he succumbed to an apparent brain injury.
Incident Location: 165 South Fourth Street, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter David Grass Jr. at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 57 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 55 from incidents that occurred in 2009 and two from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
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