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    Tennessee Firefighter Collapses, Dies

    Tennessee Firefighter Collapses, Dies

    Updated: 10-26-2005 02:46:40 PM

    Firehouse.Com News

    The U.S. Fire Administration is reporting the line of duty death of a Memphis, Tennessee firefighter October 24.

    Lieutenant Wendell Jeffrey, 47, was a 19-year veteran currently stationed at Engine 19.

    He had responded to multiple alarms during his shift. He was back at the station when he suddenly collapsed from a cause still to be determined. Care was initiated and he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    Jeffrey is survived by his wife and three children.

    Visitation is scheduled for October 30, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Harrison's Orange Mound Funeral Home, 2647 Carnes Avenue, Memphis.

    The funeral will be held October 31, 11 a.m., site yet to be determined.

    Firehouse.com will provide further information when available.



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    Jeffrey, Wendell

    Age: 47
    Cause of Death: Unknown
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Nature of Death: Unknown
    Classification: Career
    Emergency Duty: No

    Incident Date: 10/24/2005
    Duty Type: Other On-Duty
    Incident Time:
    Activity Type: In-Station Duties
    Death Date: 10/24/2005
    Fixed Prop. Use: Store/Office

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Memphis Fire Department
    65 S. Front Street
    Memphis , Tennessee 38103
    Chief: Richard Arwood

    Initial Summary:
    Lieutenant Jeffrey had responded to multiple alarms during his shift on 10/24/2005. He was back at the station when he collapsed suddenly from a cause still to be determined. Care was initiated and he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.



    http://www.usfa.fema.gov/application...eath_year=2005

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