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Retired Lowcountry fire chief passes away, funeral to be held Wednesday

Murray Rushing (Source: Hampton Fire Department Facebook page) Murray Rushing (Source: Hampton Fire Department Facebook page)
ESTILL, SC (WTOC) -

Retired chief of the Hampton County and Estill Fire departments, Murray Eugene Rushing, died Saturday at his home in Estill after an extended illness.

Rushing was the first Hampton County Fire chief, the coordinator with the Hampton County 911 Dispatch System and was inducted into the South Carolina Fire Fighters Hall of Fame.

Visitation is Tuesday night. The funeral is Wednesday morning at 11. It will be at the Hampton First Baptist Church on Jackson Avenue East.

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