ERDI Salutes the Memory of Michael Dewayne Jones

Just sixteen days short of his completion of training this young man gave his ALL!

Firefighter recruit drowns trying to save children from Georgia lake. Michael was on a family outing in Macon-Bibb county, when an eight-year-old girl was playing with his sons and began thrashing about in the water. He managed to rescue three kids, including his two sons, before slipping below the water. We salute you, Michael, and your courageous act to put the safety of others before yourself.

 By FireRescue1 Staff:
MACON, Ga. — "A man training to become a firefighter died Saturday while trying to rescue three children from a lake in Georgia."

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