LODD – Alabama Firefighter Killed in Apparatus Rollover

Firefighter Jantzen Murrell Frazier, 28, Died in the Line of Duty today in an apparatus rollover in Morgan County, Alabama.

Frazier, a retired U.S. Army Ranger/Sniper, received 5 purple hearts for injuries sustained while deployed to Iraq twice.


MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – A community is grieving the loss of a volunteer firefighter. People who knew Jantzen Murrell Frazier said he was a hero.

The 27-year-old Oden Ridge firefighter was killed in an accident in Morgan County Thursday afternoon. He was driving a tanker to the scene of a fire on Wilson Mountain Road, just south of Highway 36.

Frazier saw smoke coming from the house behind his own. He called it in, retrieved the tanker truck, and was on the way to the fire when he lost control of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and leaves behind a wife and four young daughters.



SSG(P) Jantzen Frazier, Retired U.S. Army Ranger/Sniper (Photo: Hartselle Enquirer)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Authorities in Morgan County responded to a fatal wreck involving a Oden Ridge Fire Rescue volunteer who was killed while on his way to a fire call on Thursday afternoon.

Jantzen Murrell Frazier, 28, was returning to the scene of a fire when the truck he was driving flipped and slammed into power pole, knocking it down.

Frazier’s classmates, who recently had their ten-year class reunion, have repurposed their reunion page as a memorial fund for his wife and four young daughters.  Click here to visit that page.

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