Building Collapse Audio at University Village Apartments on February 22, 2014.
Columbia firefighters responded about 4:45 a.m. to a partial building collapse at University Village Apartment. No residents were injured, but Lt. Bruce Britt fell with part of the walkway that was hanging down with large pieces of concrete and rebar. Witnesses said the fire lieutenant was immediately unconscious.
Columbia Fire Department (Missouri) Lieutenant Britt began his 23-year career with the Columbia Fire Department on May 21, 1990. Lt. Britt was a member of the Columbia Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Team and Technical Rescue Team.
Fire lieutenant killed at walkway collapse scene.
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