Jeffrey Lee Fields

Assistant Chief Fields suffered a heart attack within 24 hours of a response to a motor vehicle crash on December 12, 2013. He was admitted to the hospital and underwent bypass surgery. He was released from the hospital to his home on December 23, 2013 and suffered a subsequent fatal heart attack on December 25, 2013.

Incident Location: Holden Road and US Hwy 1 (USNG: 17S QV 2445 8960)

Department Information

Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 238, 803 Wheaton AVE
USNG: 17S QV 2643 9073
Youngsville, North Carolina 27596

Chief: Tommie Lloyd

Jeffrey Lee Fields 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: 51 
Rank: Volunteer 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 12, 2013 18:07
Date of death: Dec 25, 2013 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: