Jeff Holden, Assistant Chief

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On 08/13/2018 at 1109hrs, Assistant Chief Jeff Holden responded to a call which required him to enter a trench on West Ten Road in Efland, North Carolina, to rescue a trapped person. At 1450hrs while still working his shift, Holden was found unresponsive at the fire station. All attempts to revive Holden by the crew on shift and additional emergency workers were unsuccessful. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Incident Location: 3817 West Ten Road, Efland, North Carolina (U.S. National Grid: 17S PV 64111 93576 (DD: 36.073, -79.177))

Department information

Orange Rural Fire Department
PO Box 1511
206 S Churton Street
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278

Chief: Jeff Cabe

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

Age: 32
Rank: Assistant Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 13, 2018 11:09
Date of death: August 13, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office