LODD: Ga. firefighter found dead at fire station
DeKalb County Fire Rescue firefighter Barry Everett, 42, was found during a shift change after dying from an unknown cause
Duty Death: Barry Everett - [Stone Mountain, Georgia]
By FireRescue1 Staff
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — A firefighter was found dead Wednesday morning at a fire station.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that DeKalb County Fire Rescue firefighter Barry Everett, 42, was found in bed during a shift change, according to officials.
Everett, a nine-year veteran of the department, died of an unknown cause, and an investigation is currently underway.
“There's nothing suspicious at this point,” Capt. Dion Bentley said. “It's just unfortunate.”
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date once they are finalized, according to a press release from the department.