Concord Green Fire Chief Ralph Stegbauer and Fire Chief Jeffrey Skaggs were killed when the mechanical elevator they were riding in overturned outside the Concord Green Township Fire Department in the village of Staunton.
An initial investigation revealed that Skaggs and Stegbauer were using the elevator to repair a radio tower outside the fire station.
The Concord Green Fire Department has been suspended until further notice. Emergency calls will be responded to by nearby fire departments within the county.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Mr. Stegbauer and Mr. Skaggs, and the men and women of the Concord Green Fire Department,” the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. on facebook.
Mr. DeWine ordered that flags be lowered until sunset on the day of the funeral.
https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/flags-lowered-in-honor-of-2-fayette-county-firefighters-killed-in-accident/530-6d3c820a-6ac7-4050-9e72-d7f718bc1021 Flags will be flown at half-staff for Fayette County firefighters.