SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) –The Springville Community will say a final goodbye to a firefighter who died in the line of duty. Thirty-five-year-old Jared Echols will be laid to rest today. Echols became sick Monday while running a recruit training drill at the Anniston Regional Training Center (see the related article listed).
He was taken to the hospital where he later died. Funeral services will be held at the church at Bradford Road beginning at two with a procession afterward.
WATCH: Procession underway for Jared Echols, Springville Firefighter, who died during a recruit training drill.