Michael “Bubba” Eric Pennell

While on-duty at the Central Alexander Fire Department, Captain Michael Pennel suffered a medical emergency and collapsed in the bay of the apparatus room as he completed station duties. He was transferred to the Frye Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Department Information

Central Alexander Fire Department
173 Emergency Street
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681-2676

Chief: Matthew Jordan

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 49 
Rank: Captain 
Classification: Part-Time (Paid) 
Incident date: Apr 17, 2017 13:45
Date of death: Apr 17, 2017 
Cause of death: Unknown 
Nature of death: Unknown 
Activity type: In-Station Duties 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Store/Office