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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

USFA LODD: North Carolina Fire Captain On-Duty Death Notification 07.27.2015

Fire Captain James A. Hicks, 44, on July 27, 2015, was found unresponsive in his fire department bunkroom several hours after responding to a mutual aid structure fire at 39025 Kemp Road, Albemarle. Captain Hicks was treated by fellow firefighters and other responders but was pronounced deceased at the fire house. The nature and cause of fatal injury is still to be determined by authorities. 
Our condolences to the Hicks Family & Friends, North Carolina Air National Guard Fire and Emergency Services, and to all affected by Fire Captain James A. Hicks’ passing.
To date, 48 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page. 

(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.) 

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