Fire captain dies in line of duty after collapsing while at scene of fire

Posted at 10:28 AM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 11:29:18-05

Brazoria County Fire Fighters Association said a fire captain died in the line of duty while responding to a fire call on Wednesday night. 

Captain Dene Barber collapsed as he came out of a structure from a possible heart attack.  

No other details were released. 

The City of Brazoria posted condolences on Facebook: 

The Council and Staff of the City of Brazoria ask that you keep the members of Brazoria Fire Department in your thoughts and prayers. It is sad to announce with a broken heart the Line of Duty Death of Fire Captain Dene Barber. Capt Barber served his department and the City of Brazoria proudly and passed away of a possible heart attack while responding to a fire call in late evening of December 14. 
Our thoughts and Prayers go out to Cindy and his family along with his extended Fire Service family.

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