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LODD Hits Close to Home

Midway Fire Rescue would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue and Family. If MBFR needs anything please contact us, anytime. Press Release by Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue: It is with great sorrow that The Myrtle Beach Fire Department announces the passing of Fire Lieutenant John Burns (1964 – 2014). Lieutenant Burns died while on duty (12/3/2014) of what appears to be natural causes. John began his 26 year career with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department in July 1988. John received many accolades throughout his firefighting service, he was an active member of the Pee Dee Regional Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR), SC State Certified Fire Instructor, and United States Air Force Veteran. Lt Burns was a devoted friend and co-worker. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

-Chief Alvin Payne


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