A tribute to Paul Antonio Lyndell Husband
Paul Antonio Lyndell Husband also known to his coworkers as Paul was born 1967 and died on September 27, 2000.
Paul had been working as a firefighter with the city of Mobile for 4 years until September 27, 2000 when Paul was working an overtime shift at Tapia Fire Station located at 4710 Airport Boulevard.
Paul was assigned to truck 5 on the 27th of September 2000 when a call came in about 6:08pm for a wreck with possible injuries with a need for a person to be extricated from a vehicle.
As ladder truck 5 exited the fire house to respond to the wreck with possible injuries firefighter Paul Husband was attempting to catch the truck as the truck was slowing to make a left turn.
Paul grabbed hold of the door handle as truck 5 slowed to make the left turn and when the driver accelerated the truck and Paul could not hold on and he fell to the road and was ran over by the rear wheel of the truck.
Paul was transported to a nearby hospital where he died from the blunt force trauma that he endured.
Paul Antonio Lyndell Husband is honored with his name attached the fire station 9 located at 1000 South Huston Street 36604 Mobile Alabama.
Paul served Mobile Fire Rescue Department from 1996-2000. Paul was 33 years of age when he paid the ultimate price when he laid down his life for his fellow man.
This article is a tribute to Paul Antonio Lyndell Husband and all firefighters who have died in the line of duty. You can visit Tapia Fire Station where a memorial has been made for all those who have died in the line of duty in Mobile.
One of the stones says it all. The stone reads: All gave some these gave all.
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