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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Michael Oliver - Pelham FD

Pelham Fire Department

Firefighters from the Pelham Fire Department are mourning the tragic loss of one of their own, Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Oliver.

Michael, who had been with Pelham for the past 5 years after leaving Montgomery Fire, lost his life in a motorcycle accident on his way home from work.

The Funeral Service is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Prattville, AL.

May God rest his soul and comfort his family. He will be missed.

First Baptist Church
138 S. Washington St.
Prattville, AL 36067
Church Office: (334) 365-0606

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From the Birmingham News:

Pelham firefighter dies after motorcycle accident

By Walter Bryant

A Pelham firefighter and paramedic died early Monday at a Birmingham hospital from injuries he received Sunday in a wreck near Clanton, authorities said.

Michael Oliver, 37, who lived in Prattville, was on a southbound entrance ramp to Interstate 65 when his motorcycle and a tractor trailer collided about 12:45 p.m. Sunday, said Pelham Fire Chief Gary Waters.

He was initially taken to Chilton County Medical Center and then airlifted to UAB Hospital, where he died at 3 a.m. Monday.

Waters said Oliver joined the Pelham Fire Department about five years ago after working for the Montgomery Fire Department. He was assigned to Station No. 2 at 2998 Pelham Parkway beside Greenpark Road.


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