It is with the deepest sadness and sympathy that I post the following Line Of Duty Death from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter and Fire Chief Jimmy Tuberville has made the ultimate sacrifice. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Milledgeville Fire Department.
Rank: Fire Chief
Years of Service: 20+
Date of Incident: 12/13/2010
Time of Incident: 1440hrs
Date of Death: 12/13/2010
Fire Department: Milledgeville Fire Department
Address: PO Box 18, 24 Park Street, Milledgeville, TN 38359
Fire Department Chief: Pending
Incident Description: Fire Chief Tuberville passed away from an apparent heart attack while working at the scene of grass fire adjacent to Highway 22A, approximately 100 meters north of the Milledgeville fire station.
Incident Location: 12035 SR 22A, Milledgeville, TN 38359
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: In honor of Fire Chief Jimmy Tuberville, c/o Milledgeville Fire Department, PO Box 18, Milledgeville, TN 38359
Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Jimmy Tuberville at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 82 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 80 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and two from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats....