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Please bear with us as we move to our new location in the Ablemarle Building on 325 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC this week and next week. Our mailing address will still be 1202 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1202. All phone numbers will remain the same. Please call our main number for assistance – 919-647-0000.

Fire and Rescue Commission


Notification of Firefighter Death

Michael Eric Pennell

Central Alexander/Taylorville

Michael Eric Pennell of Alexander County had completed his duties and was found unresponsive. Firefighter Pennell was treated and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Our condolences to all those affected.


The family will receive friends at Millersville Baptist Church April 22, 2017 from 1:00 until 3:45 p.m.

The Funeral services are scheduled at 4:00 p.m., burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Millersville Baptist Church
130 Millersville Church Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Condolences can be sent to:
Chapman Funeral Home