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Name: Jimmy Lee Davis, Sr.
Rank: Fire Chief
Years of Service: 21
Date of Incident: 12/10/2009
Time of Incident: 0655hrs
Date of Death: 12/10/2009
Fire Department: White Oak Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 1400 Old 30 RD, Maysville, NC 28555
Fire Department Chief: Jerry Davis
Incident Description: As he was preparing to leave his residence to respond to an alarm for a motor vehicle accident, Fire Chief Davis suffered a medical emergency and collapsed. Although Chief Davis was subsequently treated by first responders and transported to the hospital, he succumbed to his injury.
Incident Location: 715 Grants Creek Road, Jacksonville, NC
Visitation: Saturday, December 12, 2009 1800-2100hrs at Grants Creek Baptist Church 1401 Old 30 Rd, Maysville, NC 28555
Funeral Services: Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 1400hrs. White Oak High School, 1001 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546
Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Fire Chief Jimmy Lee Davis, Sr., at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 85 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2009; 82 from incidents that occurred in 2009 and three from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
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