Firefighters mourn firefighter killed in accident

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An upstate fire department mourns the loss of one of its off-duty firefighters.Sgt. Daniel Bagwell, 30, was killed in a car accident on Monday. including his wife, Tonya, and his 7 month old daughter, Madilynn, and her lovely family members who always had open doors for our team members and treated us all here at the fire department as extended family members,” Capt. Travis Poore said. Bagwell was killed in an accident on Midway Road in Stevens Court around 2:15 p.m., according to Corporal Tyler Tidwell of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. be my last,” Deputy Coroner Brent Simpson said. “He was with his wife and driving a new truck he just got, so it was definitely a freak accident.” The County Coroner’s Office Anderson said Bagwell’s vehicle ran out of gas and he was trying to fill it up when he was hit Bagwell’s family say he was trying to get out of the way when he saw the truck come in his direction. The truck was traveling east on Midway Road when they hit Bagwell, Tidwell said. The truck driver and their passenger were uninjured, Tidwell said. “It’s something you’re never prepared for,” Simpson said. The Anderson Fire Department says Bagwell also ran his own business, but also continued to work for the fire department because he enjoyed helping his community. . ” said Poor. “Daniel was a strong leader, a solid firefighter, a good friend, but above all a loving husband and father.” I was thinking on the drive home this morning about how we dedicate our lives to helping others in our work and try to be there for anyone who needs help, but yesterday God has other plans for Daniel,” Poore said. Anderson Fire thanked the community for the outpouring of support. “It will be difficult for all of us to move forward without him with the impression he made on everyone he came in contact with.” , said Poore. “Please continue to pray for both families, his brothers and his family of origin, as we move forward to do our best to honor him in the best possible way. possible.” The community says Bagwell will be remembered as someone who would give the shirt off his back to help someone else. “I think he would definitely want us to keep doing what we do” , Simpson said. “Keep helping our community and keep going.” According to an obituary, Bag’s funeral well are scheduled for Thursday.

An upstate fire department is mourning the loss of one of its furloughed firefighters.

sergeant. Daniel Bagwell, 30, was killed in a car accident on Monday.

The Anderson Fire Department said Bagwell was an 11-year veteran of its service, as well as a volunteer firefighter with the West Pelzer Fire Department.

“Many hearts hurt this morning including his wife, Tonya, and 7 month old daughter, Madilynn, and her lovely family members who have always had open doors for our team members and have us all considered here at the fire department as their extended family members,” said Capt. Travis Poore.

Bagwell was killed in an accident on Midway Road in Stevens Court around 2:15 p.m., according to Corporal Tyler Tidwell of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

“I don’t think he started his day thinking, ‘This will be my last,'” Deputy Coroner Brent Simpson said. “He was with his wife and driving a new truck he had just acquired, so it was definitely a freak accident.

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office said Bagwell’s vehicle was out of gas and he was trying to fill it up when he was hit.

Bagwell’s family say he was trying to pull away when he saw the truck coming his way.

The driver of a truck was traveling east on Midway Road when it hit Bagwell, Tidwell said.

The truck driver and their passenger were not injured, Tidwell said.

“It’s something you’re never prepared for,” Simpson said.

The Anderson Fire Department says Bagwell also ran his own business, but also continued to work for the fire department because he enjoyed helping his community.

“Daniel was an integral part of this department and this community and his beloved shifts and was loved by all,” Poore said. “Daniel was a strong leader, a solid firefighter, a good friend, but above all a loving husband and father.”

Poore says there are no words that can do justice to describe the person Bagwell was and the impact he had on the community.

“I was thinking this morning on the way home about how we dedicate our lives to helping others in our work and try to be there for anyone who needs help, but yesterday God has other plans. for Daniel,” Poore said.

Anderson Fire thanked the community for the outpouring of support.

“It will be difficult for all of us to move forward without him with the impression he made on everyone he came into contact with,” Poore said. “Please continue to pray for both families, his brothers and his original family, as we move forward to do our best to honor him in the best way possible.”

The community says Bagwell will be remembered as someone who would give his shirt off his back to help someone else.

“I think he would really want us to keep doing what we’re doing,” Simpson said. “Keep helping our community and keep going.”

According to an obituary, Bagwell’s funeral is scheduled for Thursday.

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