LODD: Miss. firefighter dies en route to structure fire

Magee Fire Department Dustin Grubbs’ vehicle overturned after running off the road while he was on his way to a blaze

Duty Death: Dustin Grubbs - [Magee, Mississippi]


MAGEE, Miss.  — A firefighter died Saturday while on his way to a structure fire.

The Clarion Ledger reported that Magee Fire Department volunteer firefighter Dustin Grubbs, 34, was driving to a structure fire when his vehicle ran off the road and overturned.

Grubbs was a two-year veteran of the department. He leaves behind a wife and four children.

A a funeral for Grubbs is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Magee, and a candlelight vigil will take place at 7 p.m. at the fire department.

                                                                                                                                           

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