Sunday, October 9, 2011

Post copied from The Wild Wild West (side)

Greensboro Fire Captain Will Caviness Dies While Completing Chicago Marathon

It is with great sadness and shock that we are all receiving the news of Captain Caviness' passing today as he was completing the Chicago Marathon. Captain Caviness reportedly collapsed while running with his brother Shawn, raising awareness for the International Assocaiation of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation.

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Caviness family in this tremendous loss of Captain Will Caviness. The Greensboro Fire Department family is grieving this great loss and will strive to support the Caviness family through this difficult time." - Greensboro Fire Chief Gregory Grayson

Details are still a little sketchy at this point, but please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Sun-Times Story

Chicago Tribune Story

WXII 12 Story

DigTriad Story

IAFF Burn Foundation

Greensboro's IAFF Local 947 is working hand in hand with Chicago's Local 2 to help take care of Will's family at this time.

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