Lieutenant Petersen Obituary, Death – Lieutenant Seth Petersen, who had served with the Charleston Fire Department for the last 13 years, went away unexpectedly this evening while he was at home. The most recent place of employment for Lieutenant Petersen was discovered to be Station 1, which was also his previous place of employment. Lieutenant Petersen was a member of the Teays Valley Fire Department for many years, serving not only as a Lieutenant but also as Captain. He also worked as a paramedic. “The sad news that Lieutenant Petersen had passed away has caused all of us to feel an overwhelming sense of loss.
According to Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin, Lieutenant Petersen was the type of person who put the needs of others ahead of his own and cared more than anything else about assisting others. This trait was demonstrated by his commitment to the city of Charleston and to the surrounding area. “As a result of his unwavering commitment to the citizens of Charleston and the surrounding area, it is abundantly obvious that Lieutenant Petersen was the type of person who put others’ needs before of his own.”
“I had the honor and pleasure of working beside Lieutenant Petersen on a daily basis and I can truly say there have been few people I’ve worked with that had more dedication and passion for helping other than Seth,” said Charleston Fire Chief Chad Jones. “I had the honor and pleasure of working alongside Lieutenant Petersen on a daily basis and I can truly say there have been few people I’ve worked with that had more dedication and passion for “I had the privilege and honor of working alongside Lieutenant Petersen on a daily basis, and I can honestly say that there have been very few people I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with that have shown as much commitment and enthusiasm for their work as he has.
According to the statement made by the Charleston Fire Department, “Each and every one of his brothers and sisters at the Charleston Fire Department will do all in their ability to memorialize his legacy and remember Lieutenant Petersen for the countless lives that he saved.” The mayor of Charleston, Mr. Goodwin, has issued an order that all flags flying over Charleston be lowered to the half-staff position in honor of Lieutenant Petersen’s service to the city. There has been no preparation done for the delivery of services as of this moment.