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In the Line of Duty
Derrick L. Nester, 43 - Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Derrick L. Nester Captain Wyomissing Fire Department Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Age: 43 Sex: Male Classification: Career Years of service: 17 Date of incident: May 5, 2024 Date of death: May 6, 2024 Captain Derrick L. Nester was working an overtime shift on Sunday, May 5, 2024, when he responded to numerous calls, the last one being a residential structure fire. After his shift, he returned home. When he did not show up for his regular tour of duty on the evening of Monday, May 6, 2024, fellow firefighters attempted to contact Captain Nester with no success. He was found deceased by his fire chief at home from an apparent heart attack.