Retired North Myrtle Beach Fire Marshal passes away

Retired North Myrtle Beach Fire Marshal passes away
Fondren dressed as Santa Claus. (Source: Facebook)
Fondren dressed as Santa Claus. (Source: Facebook)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Leslie Fondren, a retired fire marshal with North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, passed away Saturday afternoon, according to a Facebook post by his daughter.

North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue stated in a Facebook post that their hearts were heavy after being notified about Marshal Fondren's death.

Marshall Fondren served with the department for many years and served as the city's fire marshal prior to his retirement, the post states, adding that he was actively involved in the city and played the role of "Santa Claus" for numerous events.

Obituary and funeral information was not immediately available.

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