We regret to pass on that an Athens County, Ohio, Firefighter has died in the Line of Duty after responding to a fire over the weekend. Firefighter Jeff Armes, a senior firefighter for the Nelsonville Division of Fire, collapsed at the scene of a dwelling fire yesterday, Sunday.
Just after 1700 hours the Nelsonville Division of Fire responded to a fire on Pleasantview Avenue. While working the fire, FF Armes collapsed. EMS administered CPR and care. FF Armes was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
FF Armes has been on the job since 2011 and is survived by his wife, Lezlee, and their children.
Nelsonville is an hour SE of Columbus, not far from Athens and Ohio University.
Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.
Take Care. Be Careful. Pass It On.
The Secret List 5/3/2021-1139 hours