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


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