Ricky Wooten Doub

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)

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

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