U.S. Fire Administration
The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official line of duty death of Firefighter Charles Foster, 59, of the Barton Volunteer Fire Department on April 29, 2011.
Firefighter Foster passed away in the hospital from a heart attack he had suffered several days earlier while working debris removal related to severe weather incidents in the region.
Viewing, 1700hrs, 05/03/2011 at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St, Olive Branch, MS. Funeral services 1400hrs, 05/04/2011, Brookside Baptist Church, 4993 Mississippi HWY 302, Olive Branch, MS 38654.
Memorial Fund Contact and Address:
In honor of Firefighter Charles Foster, c/o Barton Volunteer Fire Department, 5135 Hwy 302, Olive Branch, MS 38654.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Charles Foster at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 33 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 30 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and three from previous years’ incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm
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