Fallen Hero

Dania Stivers
North Pulaski Fire Department - May 12, 1995

On May 12, 1995 firefighter Dania Stivers, of the North Pulaski Fire Protection District No. 15, was killed when the fire engine in which she was riding overturned, crushing her.  The driver of the engine received minor injuries.  The engine was on a non-emergency training run and the driver had apparently swerved to avoid an oncoming car.  Firefighter Stivers had just completed her six month probation period with the department.  Firefighter Stivers is the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty in Arkansas.

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