SC Firefighter Dies After Suffering Stroke

Firefighter fatality

A firefighter with Jasper County (SC) Fire and Rescue passed away last week after suffering a stroke, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

On Friday, March 5, 2021, while on-duty, Firefighter/EMT Brian S. Mixson, 32, experienced an acute onset of a headache. By Sunday morning, March 7, 2021, he had a change in his vision and was rushed to the local hospital. He was then transported to the Savannah Medical Center, in Savannah Georgia, and admitted to the Neuro Intensive Care Unit.

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, there was no activity in his brain. Firefighter/EMT Mixson remained on life support while medical personnel compiled a list of organ recipients. The headache that he experienced while on-duty was the inception of a stroke.  He passed away from the stroke on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  

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