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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Lawrence Stone
Agency West Union Community Fire Protection District
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 36 to 40
Sex Male
Date of Birth 6/11/1975
Date of Death 4/13/2013
Cause of Death Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Darwin
Incident State IL
Incident Date 4/13/2013 20:12
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On April 13, 2013, Firefighter Lawrence “Lance” Stone of the West Union Community Fire Protection District died in the line of duty while responding to a reported fire. Stone was responding to the call in his personally owned vehicle when it left the roadway and rolled en route. He was ejected from the vehicle and subsequently died from his injuries.

Funeral services for Stone were held at Forsythe Cemetery on Saturday, April 20, and he was survived by his widow, five children, and one stepdaughter.


USFA Firefighter Fatality Notice for Lawrence “Lance” A. Stone,, April 15, 2013.

Obituary of Lawrence A. ‘Lance’ Stone,Tribune-Star, April 16, 2013.

Funeral Program for Lawrence A. “Lance” Stone, April 20, 2013.

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