Mississippi Fire Department Mourns Loss Of Founding Member, Firefighter Killed In Medical Helicopter Crash

Members of the Wren Volunteer Fire Department were shocked to hear the news of the death of one of their founding members.


Firefighter James Archer, 58, of the Wren Volunteer Fire Department, was killed on Wednesday, January 5, when his helicopter air ambulance crashed. He was transporting a patient to the hospital while working as a pilot for Air Methods Corporation.

According to Wren Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Alan Haney, Firefighter Archer was