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Firefighter Jimmy Davis, Sr. of White Oak Volunteer

ONSLOW COUNTY – The White Oak Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief died this morning, December 10th, while responding to a call.

The department received an alarm this morning at approximately 06:55 hours.

Fire Chief Jimmy Davis, Sr. was responding from his house. He returned to his house before leaving to get something, and suffered a medical emergency. He was found by a family member near his truck.

Further details and arrangements will be posted when available.

White Oak Volunteer Fire Department
1400 Old 30 Road
Maysville, North Carolina 28555
910-743-1591

ARRANGEMENTS

Visitation: Saturday, December 12, 2009 1800-2100hrs at Grants Creek Baptist Church 1401 Old 30 Rd, Maysville, NC 28555

Funeral Services: Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 1400hrs.  White Oak High School, 1001 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546

Editor’s Note: this article was updated once we were able to confirm that the Fire Chief was the individual involved.


From the United States Fire Administration:

Name: Jimmy Lee Davis, Sr.

Rank: Fire Chief

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 21

Date of Incident: 12/10/2009

Time of Incident: 0655hrs

Date of Death: 12/10/2009

Fire Department: White Oak Volunteer Fire Department

Address: 1400 Old 30 RD, Maysville, NC 28555

Fire Department Chief: Jerry Davis

Incident Description: As he was preparing to leave his residence to respond to an alarm for a motor vehicle accident, Fire Chief Davis suffered a medical emergency and collapsed. Although Chief Davis was subsequently treated by first responders and transported to the hospital, he succumbed to his injury.

Incident Location: 715 Grants Creek Road, Jacksonville, NC

Visitation: Saturday, December 12, 2009 1800-2100hrs at Grants Creek Baptist Church 1401 Old 30 Rd, Maysville, NC 28555

Funeral Services: Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 1400hrs.  White Oak High School, 1001 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Primary Agency: White Oak Volunteer Fire Department


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