After responding to the fire station for the report of a motor vehicle accident, Chief Pierson suffered a medical emergency and collapsed while boarding the first due apparatus. Although fellow responders came to his aid, Chief Pierson passed away in the fire station from a nature of injury still to be reported.
Incident Location: CR 21 and Pleasant Valley RD, Kenna, WV 25248 (USNG: 17S MC 4212 8249)
Southern Jackson County Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 125, CR 21 and Pleasant Valley RD
USNG: 17S MC 4212 8249
Kenna, West Virginia 25248
Chief: Acting Fire Chief Lori Pierson
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.