VA Firefighter Recruit Dies After Medical Emergency

Firefighter fatality

A recruit firefighter with Chesterfield (VA) Fire and EMS reportedly died after suffering a medical emergency during physical training.

According to a report from Chesterfield County (VA) Fire and EMS, Firefighter Recruit Tyvaughn Eldridge, 26, passed away on July 3, 2021, after suffering a medical emergency during daily physical training on July 1, 2021.

This is a tragic loss of an amazing young man who made the commitment to serve his community. Firefighter Tyvaughn Eldridge will always be Chesterfield Fire and EMS family, the release said.

Few other details were released.

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