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Wayne O'Neal Jeffers


Captain/EMT Jeffers responded with the members of his department to a motor vehicle crash. The incident concluded at approximately 1348hrs. The next morning at approximately 0830hrs, Captain/EMT Jeffers was discovered deceased at his workplace. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Incident Location: 2530 E 5th St, Montgomery, AL (U.S. National Grid: 16S EA 6843 8068)

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Wayne O'Neal Jeffers 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

South Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 116, 8898 Highway 94
U.S. National Grid: 16S EA 7863 4479
Ramer, Alabama 36069

Chief: David Miles

Age: 64
Rank: Captain/EMT
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: March 15, 2014 13:48
Date of death: March 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: September 25, 2015

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