Nathan R. Tuck

Nathan R. Tuck‚ 39‚ a firefighter with the Keokuk Fire Department‚ died on December 22‚ 1999‚ when a flashover trapped him and two other firefighters as they tried to rescue children from a structure fire. A four-year member of the department‚ Tuck devoted much of his spare time to working with youth in the community. He coached high school and middle school students in many sports and was a certified lifesaver at the YMCA.

Jason L. Bitting

Jason L. Bitting‚ 29‚ a career firefighter with the Keokuk Fire Department‚ died on December 22‚ 1999‚ when a flashover trapped him and two other firefighters as they tried to rescue children from a structure fire. All three firefighters and three of the children died. Bitting‚ a six-year veteran and certified first responder‚ helped with fire safety programs for children.

David M. McNally

David M. McNally‚ 48‚ a 25-year veteran and Assistant Fire Chief of the Keokuk Fire Department‚ died on December 22‚ 1999‚ when a flashover trapped him and two other firefighters as they tried to rescue children from a structure fire. All three firefighters and three of the children died. McNally served two terms on the Keokuk Catholic School Board and was Financial Secretary of the Knights of Columbus.