Mandeville (AR) Assistant Fire Chief Dead After Brush Truck Overturns

Assistant Chief Lucas Stephenson died in a motor vehicle accident in southeast Arkansas on Tuesday night.

Mandeville (AR) Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Lucas Stephenson is dead following a vehicle crash in southeast Arkansas on Tuesday night.

The 25-year-old was responding to a crash around 9:30 p.m. on State Highway 296 in the Mandeville area when his brush truck overturned two or three times, killing him.

Stephenson, who served on the 16-member department for eight years, was a graduate of Arkansas High School. He became a certified firefighter in 2013 and was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief in 2019, according to In addition, he was a Master Diver on the Miller County Dive Team.

Stephenson’s Memorial Service will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, with internment at East Memorial Gardens afterward. More details can be seen below.

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