LODD: Miss. fire chief dies at scene of vehicle fire

Howell Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Dunaway was working to extinguish a vehicle fire when he suffered a medical event

Duty Death: Bobby Dunaway - [George County, Mississippi]

End of Service: 12/23/2018

By FireRescue1 Staff

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. — A fire chief died Sunday at the scene of a vehicle fire.

WLOX reported that Howell Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Dunaway responded to a vehicle fire and was working to extinguish it when he suffered a medical emergency and collapsed, according to the George County Sheriff’s Department.

Dunaway was unable to recover after the incident and later died. 

No other details have been released. We will update you when more information becomes available.


While working a vehicle fire in George County Fire Chief Bobby Dunnaway of the Howell Fire Department, suffered a...

Posted by Mississippi Fire Chiefs Association on Monday, December 24, 2018


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