On 08/13/2018 at 1109hrs, Assistant Chief Jeff Holden responded to a call which required him to enter a trench on West Ten Road in Efland, North Carolina, to rescue a trapped person. At 1450hrs while still working his shift, Holden was found unresponsive at the fire station. All attempts to revive Holden by the crew on shift and additional emergency workers were unsuccessful. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.
Incident Location: 3817 West Ten Road, Efland, North Carolina (U.S. National Grid: 17S PV 64111 93576 (DD: 36.073, -79.177))