The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
James “JB” Bernard Guiler
Heard County Fire & Emergency Services
Battalion Chief James “JB” Bernard Guiler was working a 24 hour overtime shift. At approximately 5:50 am, he was dispatched on a call and did not show up at the apparatus to respond. Crews went to wake him and found him deceased. The cause of death was an apparent heart attack.
Years of Service: 10
Date of Incident: September 2, 2021
Date of Death: September 2, 2021
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