N.C. volunteer firefighter dies at station hours after call

The Bethany Volunteer Fire Department said Driver Brandon Yaeger was a "dedicated servant to our community"

Duty Death: Brandon Yaeger - [Reidsville, North Carolina]

End of Service: 05/31/2022


By Leila Merrill

Driver Brandon Yaeger, 32, was with the department for more than 12 years.
Driver Brandon Yaeger, 32, was with the department for more than 12 years. (Photo/Bethany Volunteer Fire Department)

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Bethany Volunteer Fire Department Driver Brandon Yaeger, 32, died at the fire station within 24 hours of a call, WFMY reported.

The department announced his death Tuesday on Facebook.

Yaeger served with the department for 12 and a half years.

"All of us are deeply saddened by his untimely death. Our condolences go out to his family, friends and coworkers," the department posted.

The department also said that Yaeger was a "dedicated servant to our community."

Autopsy results are pending.

 

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