Jared Wayne Echols, Firefighter/Paramedic

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Firefighter/Paramedic Jared Wayne Echols was participating in a recruit training exercise in Anniston, AL. While at the training, he became ill and was immediately transported to the RMC Hospital in Anniston, where he passed away a short time later.  Investigation into the incident continues.   Firefighter/Paramedic Echols was also an active member of the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department in Springville, AL.

Department information

Springville Fire & Rescue
200 Walker Drive
Springville, Alabama 35146

Chief: Richard Harvey

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

Age: 35
Rank: Firefighter/Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 17, 2019 09:13
Date of death: June 17, 2019
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Educational