Earnest “Moe” McDuffie, Captain

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While performing fire department mandated physical fitness training, Captain Earnest McDuffie was running at a local park and fell unconscious. CPR was rendered immediately and Captain McDuffie was transported to Liberty Regional Medical Center where he passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined.

James Brown Park (U.S. National Grid: 17R MR 4590 2352

Department information

Hinesville Fire Department
103 Liberty ST
U.S. National Grid: 17R MR 4365 2344
Hinesville, Georgia 31313

Chief: Lamar Cook

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

Age: 51
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: February 20, 2018 18:30
Date of death: February 20, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Fitness Activity
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property
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