Firefighter Fatality Notification – Tyvaughn Eldridge

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Tyvaughn Eldridge

Firefighter Recruit

Chesterfield County Fire and EMS
Chesterfield, VA


On Thursday, July 1, 2021, Firefighter Recruit Tyvaughn Eldridge suffered a medical emergency during mandatory physical fitness training at the fire department. He passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: <1

Date of Incident: July 1, 2021

Date of Death: July 3, 2021

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