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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 18th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter John Shoup 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 Ashland Volunteer Fire Department.

John L. Shoup




Rank: Firefighter
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 20



Date of Incident: 03/07/2015
Time of Incident: 2200hrs
Date of Death: 03/15/2015


Fire Department: Ashland Volunteer Fire Department
Address: PO Box 246, Ashland, MS 38603
Fire Department Chief: Chris Shoup


Incident Description: While working at the scene of a structure fire on March 7, 2015, Firefighter Shoup complained to other firefighters that he wasn’t feeling well and departed for home. Several hours after returning home, Shoup was taken by his wife to the hospital where he was treated for a heart attack and his condition stabilized. Subsequently, Firefighter Shoup was transferred to a hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, where he succumbed to his injury on March 15, 2015.


Incident Location: Little Egypt Road and Norton Road


Tribute is being paid to Firefighter John L. Shoup at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/


To date, 18 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...

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