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Mississippi firefighter dies in line of duty

A Mississippi firefighter died while in the line of duty yesterday, November 3rd, according to the Magee Fire Department.

From the department:

It is with great sadness that we inform you of a line of duty death that occurred in the Magee Fire Department, 11/3/2018. Dustin Grubbs, 34, a two year veteran of the department, was tragically killed while responding to a structure fire. His vehicle left the road, & overturned.

Injuries sustained in the crash were not survivable. Some members of the Magee Fire Department continued response to the fire, while a few were diverted to the crash scene, not knowing they would face the tragic circumstances involving our own fellow firefighter. Dustin leaves behind a wife & four children.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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