Stroud community mourning loss of firefighter

Community remembering fallen Stroud firefighter


  • The Stroud Community is mourning the loss of a hometown hero
  • Stroud firefighters say 23-year-old Michael Alcorn was critically injured in a multi-car accident Monday on the Turner Turnpike.
  • The volunteer fire department says they responded to the accident out of their jurisdiction because they were already nearby helping in another accident on the highway.
  • Firefighters say they had no idea that they would be responding to help out one of their own firefighters.
  • They say Alcorn, who worked at the Stroud Fire Department for three years was transported to the St. Francis hospital where he later died Thursday.
  • Family says he has a young daughter and he and his girlfriend were expecting another child.
  • Alcorn's funeral is planned for Wednesday morning.

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