Incident Name: http://www.fallenbrothers.com/community/showthread.php?t=4674 I don't think this qualifies as a lodd
Personnel: Bruce Sternberger
Agency/Organization: Hardtner-Elwood Volunteer Fire Department
Summary: Firefighter Sternberger and the members of his fire department fought a 260-acre fire in wheat fields. That night, a lightning strike occurred near his home, causing a power outage and starting a wildfire. Firefighter Sternberger called the fire department to report the fire and then went outside to begin fighting the fire. Firefighters believe that Firefighter Sternberger left his home and almost immediately came into contact with an energized power line. After not hearing from him for a while, Firefighter Sternberger's wife called the fire department for assistance. Firefighter Sternberger's body was discovered a short time later.
USFA Memorial Database: Bruce Sternberger
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