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Ricky Wooten Doub

Fire Chief

Chief Doub responded to an EMS incident and a fire incident earlier in the day on December 16, 2014. He was found deceased at home by his wife at approximately 1700hrs. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Incident Location: 3308 Doub Rd, East Bend, NC 27018 (U.S. National Grid: 17S NA 3995 0189)

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Ricky Wooten Doub was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Forbush Volunteer Fire Department
4725 Old Hwy 421 East
U.S. National Grid: 17S NV 4328 9677
Yadkinville, North Carolina 27055

Chief: Deputy Chief Dale Couch

Age: 61
Rank: Fire Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 16, 2014 13:45
Date of death: December 16, 2014
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After

Last updated: October 01, 2015