08-20-2007, 05:41 PM #1
South Carolina FF killed responding to medical call
WAGENER - A 36 year old firefighter from Wagener died in a fiery wreck that sent two others to the hospital.
The wreck occurred on Camp Rawls Road just outside Wagener.
The firefighter has been identified as Jeff Swartz. He was responding as a medical first responder to a respiratory call when he lost control of his vehicle and struck another vehicle carrying two other people. He then overturned off the roadway and his SUV burst into flames.
He was trapped inside and was unable to free himself.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Aiken County Coronor Tim Carlton has reported that Mr. Swartz died as a result of carbon monoxide inhalation and thermal injuries and toxicology results are pending.
Visitation and Funeral arrangements have been released and are posted on SConFire.com
Last edited by sconfire; 08-20-2007 at 10:45 PM.
08-20-2007, 05:46 PM #2
Rest in Peace , Jeff, and thanks for posting this Grant.
08-20-2007, 05:48 PM #3
08-20-2007, 10:00 PM #4
- Join Date
- Dec 2004
- Charlotte, NC
This has been a tough couple of weeks for the Carolinas!! Thoughts and prayers are with the family and the brothers in SC. RIP
08-21-2007, 05:25 AM #5
may he rest in peace.god bless."sauver ou périr"
"courage et dévouement"
2 french mottoes in french fire service.
08-21-2007, 09:45 AM #6
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- Jul 2006
Rest in Peace brother.
08-21-2007, 10:27 AM #7
RIP BrotherFirefighter for Vestal 32-2
American Red Cross Volunteer
08-21-2007, 02:39 PM #8
08-21-2007, 03:20 PM #9
Thoughts and Prayers with the Dept and Family members of the fallen.
Rest Easy JeffIf someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?
08-21-2007, 04:13 PM #10
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- Jul 2002
RIP, Jeff. And I hope the people in the other vehicle were OK.
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