Incident Name: unknown
Personnel: Dustin Mills
Agency/Organization: Capron Fire Department
Position: Volunteer Firefighter
Summary: On March 22, firefighters attempted to cut off and suppress a fire blowing up in a canyon below them. Firefighter Dustin Mills of the Capron Fire Department died enroute to a wildfire that burned over 5,000 acres. Firefighter Mills died near Alva OK, when the brush truck he was riding on overturned as it drove over a smoke-obscured, 15' embankment. Mills was thrown off the back and the engine landed on top of him. He died of traumatic injuries at the scene; another firefighter received minor injuries.
The accident occurred at an unknown location near Alva, OK.
His home station was the Capron Fire Department, Capron, OK 73725
- USFA Memorial Database: Dustin Mills
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