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    Firefighter Killed while responding to an alarm

    Fugate, James Harrison

    Age: 20
    Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision
    Rank: Firefighter
    Nature of Death: Trauma
    Classification: Volunteer
    Emergency Duty: Yes

    Incident Date: 12/27/2004
    Duty Type: Responding
    Incident Time: 22:55
    Activity Type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
    Death Date: 01/11/2005
    Fixed Prop. Use: Street/Road

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Collinsville Fire Department
    1202 W Main
    Collinsville , Oklahoma 74021
    Chief: Russell Young

    Initial Summary:
    While responding to an alarm (residential smoke investigation) in his POV, Firefighter Fugate lost control of the vehicle and crashed off of the roadway flipping several times ejecting him. Fugate was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt. He was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    In memory of Firefighter James Fugate, C/o Collinsville Fire Department, 1202 W Main, Collinsville, OK 74021.

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    James Harrison Fugate Jr.

    Fugate, James Harrison, Jr., 20, passed away on January 11, 2005, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on February 18, 1984, in Tulsa Oklahoma, to Teresa and James Fugate, Sr.

    Funeral services were held on January 14, 2005, at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church with interment at the Talala Cemetery in Talala, Oklahoma.
    James is survived by his parents, Teresa and James Fugate, Sr.; his fiance, Jennifer Wheeler; step-son, Lane Michael Wheeler; brother, Bobby Gene Fugate; sister, Pamela Renee Metzger; aunts and uncles, Don and Lillie Minks, Lee Fugate, Helen and Gary Davis, Deloris Haze, Brent and Linda Thompson-Kelpher, Troy Thompson, Tammy and Larry Kallam, and Coy and Jackie Thompson; grandparents, Carolyn and Perry Gross; cousins, Wade and Melissa Whitlock, Greg and Angie Fugate, Sammy and Shavon Whitlock, Waylon Kelpher, and Cassidy Kallam. He is also survived by numerous other family members and friends.

    James is preceded in death by his grandparents, Todd and Pauline Fugate; brother, Rick Dwayne Fugate; grandpa, Delven Thompson; and great-grandmother, Maudi Porter.

    Services were entrusted to Nick Reynolds Funeral Service in Collinsville. 918-371-1178.

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