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Unfortunately, emergency responders must sometimes make the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their job. This section of the Web site is dedicated to announce, honor and memorialize our members that die in the line-of-duty.

James Perez 
Local Number: L0574
City, State: Savannah, GA

It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Advanced Firefighter James Perez of IAFF Local 574, Savannah, Georgia. Brother Perez, 25, passed away from liver cancer on March 17, 2017.

The Fire Service Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2017 beginning at 4:00 PM at the Compassion Christian Church, Adult Ministries Building, 55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, Georgia 30265; phone 912-925-9657.

Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the Local can be sent to IAFF Local 574 at PO Box 15489, Savannah, GA 31416-2189.

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