A Captain with the Waxhaw Fire Department & Rescue Squad died in the Line of Duty suddenly this morning. Capt. Ronald McGarvey suffered a fatal medical emergency at about 0810 hours while he was going home after his shift.
A Union County Sheriff’s deputy and members of the Waxhaw Fire Department tried to revive Captain McGarvey, but they were unsuccessful. WFD Fire Chief Sharpe says they will consider Captain McGarvey’s death a Line of Duty Death in accordance with the Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act and the Dale Long PSOB Improvements Act of 2012.
WFD is a combination department staffed by volunteers supplemented by part-time paid staff located in Waxhaw, North Carolina, which is located approximately 20 miles south of Charlotte in Union County.
Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.
Take Care. be Careful. Pass it On.
The Secret List 4/26/2021-2048 hours