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Fallen Hero: Battalion Chief Chris Hoover

Fallen Hero: Battalion Chief Chris Hoover

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own today. Chris Hoover was with the department for 24 years rising to the rank of Battalion Chief while also a member of the Tabernacle Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years, and Ash-Rand Rescue. Hoover sadly lost his battle with COVID-19 on January 8th 2022. On Sunday firefighters with Asheboro made the trip up to UNC Medical Center to bring back his casket. Along the route back fellow firefighters across the state came out to show their respect for our fallen hero. The Asheboro Fire Department issued the following press release today. Battalion Chief Chris Hoover with Asheboro Fire Department lost his hard-fought battle with Covid-19 on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at UNC Medical i...