2018 January 30 – Condolences to Rockdale Co FD and the family of Lt. Chad Smith. Lt. Smith succumbed to injury from an off-duty MVC. Visitation will be 1700-1900 Friday (2-2) at Victorious Life Church-1615 Old McDonough Hwy, with funeral to immediately follow @1900 hrs. Any apparatus attending services are asked to park in the Staging Area located at Discovery Point Church, 1605 Hwy 138SE and come into staging from the Old McDonough Hwy side. Departments from Area 7 will be back filling stations.
2018 January 29 – Condolences to Eastman FD and family of Assistant Fire Chief Will Lockett. A full fire fighter funeral service is planned. Visitation will be Friday night Feb 2 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30. Funeral service will be Saturday Feb 3 2018 at the Dodge County High School gym, 11:00 am. All fire trucks or command trucks, please be in Eastman by 9:30 am. Please contact FF Calvin Hitchcock by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 912-213-3341 for further info as well as notice of how many trucks to plan for. Rollins Funeral Home, 424 Pine St, Eastman GA 31023 in charge of arrangements.
2017 June 5 – Condolences to Fayetteville FD and family of (recently Retired) Fire Marshal Marty Mundok who succumbed to injuries from MVC on Monday. Funeral arrangements as follows: Visitation 1700-2000 Monday@Mowell FH in Fayetteville and Tuesday 1300-1400@ Mt.Zion Baptist-7102 Mt.Zion Blvd in Jonesboro. Memorial Service to follow @1400.
2017 June 4 – LAMAR CO: Asst Chief Mary Duffee (Ret), 80, died 6/4. Visitation today, 6-8pm, Lamar Co Fine Arts Ctr, 100 Burnette Rd, Barnesville. Funeral 2 pm Wed, Fine Arts Ctr, Interment- Griffin Memorial Gardens, 515 Dobbins Mill Rd, Griffin (obituary).
2017 May 23 – LODD – Condolences to Macon Co FD and family of FF Darrell Plank who passed this PM after injuries sustained on scene of structure fire last Saturday. From Perry Fire & Emergency Services: The funeral for fallen firefighter Darryl Plank will be held at New Hope Baptist Church in Perry on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and will begin at 11:00 a.m. The Perry Fire and Police Departments will be in charge of traffic control. Please share with your contacts. Please keep all in thoughts and prayers.
2017 May 18 – DALTON GA: The members of Whitfield County Fire Department announce the loss of Battalion Chief JOHN CHESTER. Chief Chester passed Thursday night (18 May 2017) at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton due to unknown medical reasons. Please keep Chief Chester’s family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time (obituary).
2017 April 10 – Condolences to Marietta FD and family of 23 yo FF Ron Herens who was killed in MVC in LA last date. Two other MFD FFs – Dillon Guest and Doug Blanchard – were also injured (obituary).
2017 March 22 – Condolences to Douglas Co FD and family on passing of founding (Ret) Chief Wayne Arrington last date. Arrangements: Visitation today 1600-2000@ Hightower FH-7034 W.Broad St, Douglasville. Funeral tomorrow 1100@Beulah Baptist Church-4031 E Veterans Mem. Hwy-Douglasville (obituary).
2017 March 17 – Steven C. Bowles, HME rep, former Gwinnett Co Asst Chf & Atlanta FD Lt, died 3/17 after short illness. Memorial Service 11:00 Sat, April 1, Canton United Methodist Church, 930 Lower Scott Mill Rd, Canton.
2017 March 2 – LODD- Coweta Co FD F/F Michael Norton, 38, 17 yr service. Arrangements- Visitation Sun 5-8 PM, Funeral Mon 11 AM, South Metro Ministries, 3935 Hwy 34 E, Sharpsburg 30277. Graveside service, Oak Hill Cemetery, 96 Jefferson St. (Hwy 34), Newnan.