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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 29th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain/EMT Wayne O'Neal Jeffers 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 South Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department.

Wayne O'Neal Jeffers

Rank: Captain/EMT
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 10

Date of Incident: 03/15/2014
Time of Incident: 1348hrs
Date of Death: 03/16/2014

Fire Department: South Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department
Address: P.O. Box 116, 8898 Highway 94, Ramer, AL 36069
Fire Department Chief: David Miles

Incident Description: Within 24 hours of responding to a motor vehicle accident with the South Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department, Captain Jeffers passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Incident Location: 2530 E 5th St, Montgomery, AL

Tribute is being paid to Captain/EMT Wayne O'Neal Jeffers at

To date, 29 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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