memorial

Name: BRIGHTWELL, William
DOD: July 8, 1972
House: Lisbon VFC
County: HOWARD COUNTY
Age: 47
Years of Service: 10 Years

While responding to a 3 alarm barn fire during a thunderstorm, Engine 43 left the road striking a tree. Firefighters riding the back step were thrown from the apparatus. Two firefighters were killed and another died at a later date from their injuries.


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