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In the Line of Duty
Russell K. Roberson, 42 - Iaeger, WV
Russell K. Roberson Firefighter Iaeger Volunteer Fire Department Iaeger, WV Age: 42 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 15 Date of Incident: June 21, 2020 Date of Death: June 21, 2020 On Saturday evening, June 20, 2020, firefighters from the Iaeger Volunteer Fire Department, as well as several other departments, responded to the scene of a residential fire. On Sunday, June 21, 2020, firefighters again responded to the same residence for a possible rekindle. While at the scene, Firefighter Russell K. Roberson evacuated a home owner from a second residence that had started to burn. He became ill and while being transported to the hospital, passed away. The cause of his death has not yet been determined.