Oak Grove Fire Chief Passes Away From Injuries Suffered While in Line of Duty

OAK GROVE, AR -- A local fire chief passed away Tuesday night from injuries he suffered while in the line of duty earlier this month.

Oak Grove Fire Chief Randy Pogue was responding to a motor vehicle accident on Feb. 2 when his department pickup hit a patch of ice and crashed.

At the time of the accident, Pogue was conscious, however, he went into Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome once at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.

Pogue had been in a medically induced coma since the day of the accident.

The Randy Pogue Benevolent Fund which has been established at 1st Arkansas Bank & Trust to help Pogue's family.

The mailing address is as follows:
First Arkansas Bank and Trust
P.O. Box 827
Jacksonville, AR 72078

The donation account number is 67293932.

See the attached list of all First Arkansas Bank and Trust locations where donations may be dropped off.

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