Lexington County Firefighter Laid To Rest

LEXINGTON,SC (WOLO)- A Midlands firefighter was laid to rest on Tuesday after he died while helping a victim of a car crash.

The emotional home going service for Paul Quattlebaum Jr. brought out hundreds of people. Family and friends who spoke at his ceremony described him as being a loving son, father, brother, marine and firefighter.

“He was a simple person who meant so much to everyone he knew,” Damian Quattlebaum, Paul’s cousin said.

Paul was with Lexington county fire service for 22 years. He died after being hit by a semi-truck while helping the victim of a car crash, while on the way to an unrelated medical emergency.

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