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Volunteer Firefighter Dies in Line-of-Duty

Posted: Sep 4, 2011 4:52 AM by Stacey Welsh
Updated: Sep 4, 2011 10:28 PM

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CAIRO, Mo. - The Northeast R-4 Rural Fire Association announced the death of volunteer firefighter Henry "Jay" Branscum, 32, Saturday. Branscum died after suffering an unknown medical condition. He was working at a scene with multiple burning structures. Branscum leaves behind a wife and stepson.

The association says funeral arrangements are tentatively scheduled for Thursday, September 8 in Moberly.

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