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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 7th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Lieutenant Ronald Jason Adams 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 East Pulaski County Fire Department.

Ronald Jason Adams

Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Status: Volunteer
Years of Service: 9

Date of Incident: 01/22/2016
Time of Incident: 0500hrs
Date of Death: 01/22/2016

Fire Department: East Pulaski County Fire Department
Address: 100 Garner RD POB 17911, North Little Rock, AR 72117-0911
Fire Department Chief: Steven Strawn

Incident Description: Lieutenant Adams was shot and killed by a resident at the scene of an emergency medical response call. Investigation of the fatal incident continues by local and state authorities.

Incident Location: 211 Dortch Loop, North Little Rock, AR

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Ronald Jason Adams at

To date, seven firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports

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