Fire EMS

Arkansas Firefighter Shot and Killed in the Line of Duty


It is with heavy heart that we announce the loss of our brother Lt. Jason Adams. Jason was making a medical call with…

Posted by Sherwood Fire Department on Friday, January 22, 2016

Update 12:55 p.m. ET: The firefighter slain in today’s shooting in Arkansas has been identified as Ronald Jason Adams, 29, who went by his middle name and was a full-time member of the Sherwood Fire Department in addition to volunteering with the East Pulaski Fire Department.

ORIGINAL STORY: A Pulaski County (AR) firefighter was reportedly shot while responding to a medical call this morning.

According to, the unidentified firefighter responded to a report on Dortch Loop Road outside North Little Rock around 5 a.m. and was shot. The firefighter, who served with East Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department, was transported to an area hospital where he died.

A suspect in the shooting is being questioned by police, according to the report.

Stay tuned for additional details on this incident.



Firefighter Safety: Ambushed!

Assault: A new Reality for Fire Responders