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Kenya L. Collins
Greenville, Mississippi stands with Meridian, Mississippi.
Greenville Fire Department stands with the Meridian Fire Department
GREENVILLE, Miss. (September 9, 2016) In the wake of the tragic accident involving the Meridian Fire Department, Chief Ruben Brown, Sr. and Mayor Errick D. Simmons made the following statements. Mayor Simmons has spoken with Meridian Mayor Percy Bland to extend his condolences. Chief Brown has reached out to the Meridian Fire Chief.
Mayor Errick D. Simmons
“The City of Greenville stands with Meridian, the Meridian Fire Department, and the families of the lost and injured firefighters during this tragic ordeal.”
Chief Ruben Brown, Sr.
“On behalf of the Greenville Fire Department, our prayers go out to the Meridian Fire Department, City of Meridian, and Family of the Firefighter that lost his life and the two that were seriously injured in today's accident. We are deeply sadden from the loss of our Brother in our Firefighting Family and we will continue to pray for the speedy and complete recovery of the two firefighters injured.”