Sunday, April 19, 2009

Town mourns the loss of well-known fire chief


A fire chief is dead after a fatal car crash in Sudlersville Wednesday night.

Officials say Charles "Buck" Clough Jr. died Wednesday after crashing into a grove of trees.

He was en route to a small appliance fire on Main Street.

Residents are shocked by the loss and members of the fire department are still too emotional to speak about their loss.

The firemen are being comforted by women bringing food and plants.

Funeral plans are still underway.

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1 comment:

Sheri said...

Good job of stayiing with present tense in the lead. Couple of items you might have included: age of the chief, how long he's been with the department, and the fact that he's a volunteer. Otherwise, good work.