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Firefighter Dwight Hilton Dies In The Line Of Duty
February 12, 2014

Mississippi - Firefighter Hilton suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting an outdoors fire that was threatening homes in the area. According to officials, the cause of the fire is under investigation and may have been intentionally set in several locations. Incident Location: North of MS HWY 24 & Winding Road.

Age: 57
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident Date: Feb 1, 2014 12:30
Date of Death: Feb 1, 2014
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Activity Type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed Property Use: Outdoor Property

Department Information

East Central Volunteer Fire Department
4342 East Newman RD
Liberty, Mississippi 39645
Chief: Campbell (Cam) Sharp

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