Paul Edwin Quattlebaum, Fire Engineer

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Fire Engineer Paul Quattlebaum was dispatched to a medical call. While headed to the call, he and his partner saw a vehicle accident in the 5200 block of Fairview Road and stopped to help.  While checking on those involved, Quattlebaum was struck by a semi-truck. EMS treated Quattlebaum at the scene and then transported him to a nearby hospital where he passed away.

Incident Location: 5200 block of Fairview Road, Lexington, South Carolina

Department information

Lexington County Fire Service
436 Ball Park Road
Lexington, South Carolina 29072

Chief: Mark Davis

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

Age: 46
Rank: Fire Engineer
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 4, 2019 15:30
Date of death: October 4, 2019
Cause of death: Struck By
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Street/Road