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William "Casey" White, 70 - Artesia, NM
William "Casey" White Chief Sun Country Volunteer Fire Department Artesia, NM Age: 70 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: Unknown Date of Incident: July 02, 2019 Date of Death: July 02, 2019 On July 1, 2019, Chief William "Casey" White responded to a grass fire mutual aid call to a neighboring county at approximately 2130 hours. After returning from the call, Chief White retired for the evening at home around 2400hrs. The next day, July 2, 2019, he returned to the station at 0930hrs to outfit a new apparatus with equipment. Chief White was found deceased at approximately 1730hrs that afternoon on the bay floor near the apparatus.