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DeKalb firefighters thank Hall County counterparts for recovering their co-workers body
Firefighters from DeKalb and Hall counties came together Thursday near the anniversary of a recovery effort in April 2016 when Hall County firefighters found the body of missing DeKalb firefighter Jason “Mookie” Blalock in Lake Lanier. - photo by Norm Cannada
Just days before next week’s one-year anniversary of the death of one of their own, DeKalb County firefighters returned to Hall County to say thank you to the local firefighters who recovered his body from Lake Lanier. DeKalb Fire Chief Darnell Fullum was joined by a large contingent of his firemen for a presentation of a plaque to Hall County Fire Chief Jeff Hood on Thursday morning. The body of Jason “Mookie” Blalock, 37, was recovered from Lake Lanier on April 28, 2016.