Two Firefighters Die Fighting Blaze in Moulton

Contact: Ragan Ingram, Assistant Commissioner


Two Moulton volunteer firefighters died late Tuesday night fighting a blaze at a small-engine dealership and repair shop.

Lloyd McCulloch, 64, and Dustin Jones, 24, both of Moulton died in the blaze that broke out at approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The two firefighter were pinned beneath a wall that collapsed at approximately 10 p.m.

McCulloch was a veteran volunteer firefighter with 42 years of experience, while Jones had four years of experience.

The Alabama State Fire Marshals Office is investigating the cause of the fire. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is assisting because its vast resources in the state due to the recent church fires.