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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: AR

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 17th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother & Chief of Department Randy R. Pogue has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Oak Grove Fire District #25.


Randy R. Pogue

Rank: Fire Chief
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 32

Date of Incident: 02/02/2014
Time of Incident: 1200hrs
Date of Death: 02/19/2014

Fire Department: Oak Grove Fire District #25
Address: PO Box 13244, Maumelle, AR 72113
Fire Department Chief: Acting Fire Chief Allen Lister

Incident Description: While responding to a motor vehicle accident call in his fire department vehicle, Fire Chief Pouge hit an icy area and crashed off of the roadway. Pouge was injured in the accident but conscious when he was transported to the hospital where he and passed away several weeks later from complications.

Incident Location: 15000 block of Mac Arthur DR, North Little Rock, AR

Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Randy R. Pogue at

To date, 17 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at


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