Kenny Fox, a sergeant for the Decatur County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office and the fire chief of District 3 in Decaturville, died Saturday morning after saving the lives of two other volunteer firefighters by pushing them out of the way before a roof collapsed in a fire.
Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt said the call for the fire came in around 4:24 a.m. Saturday from the Oak Hill Cafe Bar and Grill on U.S. 412, west of Parsons. He said the firefighters arrived on the scene at 4:45 a.m. Wyatt said the roof collapsed on Fox, 39.
Wyatt said two firefighters were injured in the blaze. He said Jeremy Inman and his brother, Randy Inman, were taken to Decatur County General Hospital.
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