His wife, daughter and parents
Sergeant John Nutter was killed when the roof collapsed under him while performing ventilation at a fire in a storage facility.
Sgt. Nutter fell into a storage area where, according to investigators, he was able to force his way into a hallway but was then trapped by interlocking doors and heavy fire conditions. Rescue efforts were hampered by maze-like conditions in the building.
Sgt. Nutter was found with a depleted air bottle and dislodged facepiece. He had been exposed to fire conditions that exceeded the protective envelope provided by his turnout gear. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. He was wearing an operating PASS device but it was in the off position.
He died of smoke inhalation and burns.
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Strawn, we have never meet before. I am Melissa's brother in law. We just recently had a in the line of duty death in our Law Enforcement family in southern Indiana. I wanted you to know that your service was and still is appreciated. You have not been forgotten.