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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Karen Cox, the wife of Steve Cox, and her son, Greg, attend the burial for South Davis Metro Fire Agency Fire Marshal Steve Cox at Bountiful Cemetery on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011.

South Davis Metro Fire Agency Fire Marshal Steve Cox, a 22-year firefighting veteran, died Sunday afternoon from complications associated with a Aug. 26 training exercise. He was hired by the South Davis Fire District as a part-time firefighter in 1989. In 1994, he was hired as a full-time firefighter by the district at the title of engineer. Cox was promoted to the position of Fire Marshal for South Davis Fire District in 2000. When Bountiful City Fire and South Davis Fire District merged in 2005, he continued in the role as fire marshal. He was also employed on a part time basis as the fire marshal of Farmington City Fire Department. Cox leaves behind a wife and three sons, a daughter and a stepdaughter, as well as their families.