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Incident Name:  Straight Gate Road Fire
Date: Incident date: 03/11/2009; Death date: 03/21/2009
Personnel: Gregory Carroll Cooke
Age: 60
Agency/Organization:  Salem Volunteer Fire Department, Whitakers, NC; NC Division of Forestry, Whitakers NC
Position: firefighter

Summary: On March 11, 2009, Firefighter Cooke was working at a woods fire when he went into cardiac arrest. He was transported by air to the Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC. On March 21, 2009, Firefighter Cooke passed away.

 

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