Via Nocona Firefighters-
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE jointly by the Nocona Rural VFD and Ringgold VFD:
Nocona Rural VFD, Inc.
Line of Duty Death
Ringgold, Texas, July 15, 2020 —The Nocona Rural VFD, Inc., along with Nocona EMS, and Ringgold VFD responded to the report of a crash on Crenshaw Road, just outside of Ringgold, in Montague County, Texas at around 01:20 this morning. Responders arrived to find a single male occupant deceased in an apparent single vehicle rollover crash in a personally owned vehicle. The decedent was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. Upon investigation at the scene it was determined the decedent was a member of the Ringgold VFD and evidence at the scene indicated he had been responding to the fire station for a call just after 9:00 PM on July 14, 2020.
The crash is under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The line of duty death is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Texas Department of Insurance.
The member is identified as Duncan Henderson. He served as the Assistant Fire Chief for the Ringgold VFD. Chief Henderson had been a member of the Ringgold VFD for five years. He was 65 years old.
Duncan was a great asset to the Ringgold VFD and will be truly missed. Please join us as we pray for comfort for his family and brothers in the fire service.
Arrangements are pending.