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May 4, 2021

FIREFIGHTER FOLO


FIREFIGHTER FOLO

A NELSONVILLE FIRE FIGHTER WHO DIED WHILE TRYING TO SAVE A FAMILY'S BURNING HOME IS BEING REMEMBERED.  

THEY WERE ABLE TO ESCAPE BUT FIREFIGHTER JEFF ARMES GOT LOW ON OXYGEN. THAT'S WHEN THEY SAY HE TOOK OFF HIS TANK AND MASK - AND AS HE CONTINUED TO FIGHT THE FIRE, HE COLLAPSED. GOV. DEWINE HONORED ARMES BY LOWERING FLAGS TO HALF STAFF UNTIL THE DAY OF HIS FUNERAL. HIS FUNERAL IS SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY AND IT'S OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.


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