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Volunteer fire chief killed fighting house fire
BRAZORIA COUNTY - by KHOU 11 News and www.khou.com
The chief of the Damon Volunteer Fire Department died overnight while battling a fire in Brazoria County, officials say.
The Brazoria County Fire Marshal says the chief was helping carry a water house when he collapsed outside. He was flown to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The chief served for more than 24 years, colleagues said.
No one was home when the house caught fire, and no injuries were reported.