Video: Tenn. FF killed in house fire identified
Memphis firefighters became trapped while fighting a house fire Tuesday evening
Duty Death: Jeffrey Norman - [Memphis, Tennessee]
End of Service: 07/19/2023
UPDATE (1:34 p.m. EDT):
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Fire Department has identified the fallen firefighter as Lieutenant Jeffrey Norman. Lieutenant Norman began his career with the department on Sept. 23, 2022.
By Bill Carey
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis firefighter was killed and three others injured after being trapped inside a house fire on July 18.
Firefighters responded to the house fire at approximately 11:30 p.m. During fireground operations, the incident commander was notified that firefighters were trapped, ABC24 reported.
Other firefighters worked to rescue those trapped. One firefighter succumbed to his injuries. The surviving firefighters are hospitalized.
In a Facebook post, the Memphis Fire Department stated their conditions were being monitored and regular updates would be provided.