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    Beloved, 23-Year Colorado Firefighter Dies At Station

    Beloved, 23-Year Colorado Firefighter Dies At Station


    Red, White and Blue Fire Department
    Official Press Release

    Breckenridge, Colorado -- The Red, White and Blue Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Barrie J. Niebergall, 56, a career firefighter for over 23 years, was found unconscious and not breathing by one of his crew members in the station around midnight Tuesday night.

    Resuscitation efforts were started, with Summit County Ambulance, Breckenridge Police Department and Summit County Sheriff

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    Niebergall, Barrie J

    Age: 56
    Cause of Death: Stress/Exertion
    Rank: Driver Operator/Engineer
    Nature of Death:
    Status: Career
    Emergency Duty: No

    Incident Date: 03/16/2004
    Duty Type: Training
    Incident Time: 23:30
    Activity Type: Fitness Activity
    Death Date: 03/16/2004
    Fixed Prop. Use: Store/Office

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Red, White and Blue Fire Department
    PO Box 710
    316 N. Main Street
    Breckenridge , Colorado 80424
    Chief: Gary Green

    Initial Summary:
    While on-duty, Driver Operator Niebergall went to the workout room at the fire station to exercise at 2230hrs. At approximately 2330hrs, his Lieutenant went to locate Niebergall and found him dead on the floor of the workout room. Driver Operator Niebergall was a 24-year veteran of the fire service, previously serving with the Lake Dillon Fire Department.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    A memorial fund has been set up in Niebergall's memory. In lieu of flowers, the family and friends of Barrie have asked that cash donations be given to the newly created Barrie Niebergall Memorial Fund. The fund will be used to provide for training opportunities to firefighters in Summit County and will be administered through the Red, White and Blue Career Firefighters' Association.
    Donations can be sent to any Wells Fargo Bank location or to:
    Red, White and Blue Fire Department
    Attn: Barrie Niebergall Memorial Fund
    P.O. Box 710
    Breckenridge, CO 80424



    http://www.usfa.fema.gov/application...eath_year=2004

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