Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty

Family and friends are morning the death of a long-time volunteer firefighter in Neshoba County.

Officials say 55-year-old Jerry Thompson suffered a fatal heart attack Thursday afternoon.

It happened after he and other Linwood volunteers had extinguished a mobile home fire on County Road 262 north of Union.


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  • by sharon Location: philadelphia on Feb 6, 2010 at 06:46 PM
    Praying for Jerry's family. Thanks to Jerry and all the volunteer firemen that risk their lives to help when others are in need. Rain or shine thay are always there. God please watch over them.
  • by jonathan Location: butler on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:47 AM
    my prayers go out for this family i know its hard on them, but look at the bright side of this he died doing what he like to do helping other
  • by Laura Location: Meridian on Jan 17, 2010 at 02:01 PM
    Deepest sympathy for the family and friends of this gentleman.
  • by tommy on Jan 16, 2010 at 08:14 AM
    we are praying for his family and department
  • by Melissa Location: Philadelphia on Jan 15, 2010 at 06:29 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with this family.
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