Midfield Fire Chief dies at age 59

Midfield Fire Chief dies at age 59
Midfield Fire Chief Donald Jones (Source: City of Midfield)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Midfield Fire Chief Donald Jones has died. Midfield Mayor Gary Richardson confirmed the passing to WBRC on Wednesday.

Fire Chief Jones passed away while on duty at Midfield Fire Department.

Jones recently celebrated his 59th birthday. He was in his second year with Midfield Fire.

Jones retired from Birmingham as Assistant Fire Chief.

Viewing for Chief Jones will be on Friday April 30, 2021 from 12:00pm – 8:00pm at Johnson Memorial Funeral Home (2601 9th Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020).

Funeral Services will be on Saturday May 1, 2021 at 12:00pm at DeBardeleben Park in Bessemer, AL (1623 2nd Ave. North, Bessemer, AL 35020), with burial to follow at Highland Memorial Gardens (3115 18th Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020).

It is expected that First Responders (Firefighters, EMS, law enforcement) from all over the state will travel to Bessemer to attend the service.

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