Firefighter Fatality Notification – Larry Dean Adams

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Larry Dean Adams

Lieutenant

Yazoo County District 3 Volunteer Fire Department
Yazoo City, MS


On Friday, August 6, 2021, Lieutenant Larry Dean Adams suffered a medical emergency while operating the pump panel at a vehicle fire, causing him to fall unconscious, striking his head on the sideboard. He was treated on scene by fellow firefighters and was then flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, where he passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021, from a brain bleed caused by striking his head.

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 5

Date of Incident: August 6, 2021

Date of Death: August 8, 2021

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