Arkansas Firefighter Shot and Killed in the Line of Duty


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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.



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