Randy Neal Sims, Firefighter

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Captain Sims was at the scene of a structure fire assisting with overhaul. He was stricken with a heart attack and died.

Department information

Antioch Volunteer Fire Department
2601 Pageland Highway

Lancaster, South Carolina 29720

Chief:

Randy Neal Sims 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.
Age: 44
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: September 14, 1998
Date of death: September 14, 1998
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire