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Mark Holt

Battalion Chief

Battalion Chief Mark Holt worked a 24-hour shift during which he responded to a fire call. His shift ended the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, he was found unresponsive by a family member at his house. Emergency crews were immediately called and performed CPR. He was pronounced deceased at his home a short time later from an apparent heart attack.

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

Department information

Thomasville Fire and Rescue
712 E Main ST
Thomasville, North Carolina 27360

Chief: Interim Chief Jason Myers

Age: 50
Rank: Battalion Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: February 8, 2022 7:45 a.m.
Date of death: February 9, 2022
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: February 14, 2022