Captain Bradley Long's body escorted back to Bennett Funeral Home

- Sherrills Ford-Terrell Fire-Rescue and the Newton Fire Department escorted Captain Bradley Long’s body back to Bennett Funeral Home Wednesday, June 8 in Conover, NC from Wake Forest – Baptist Medical Center.

  • Apparatus and vehicles pulled out and went to Winston-Salem at 8:30 a.m.
  • Apparatus and vehicles arrived in Winston-Salem and staged at the BB&T Ballpark located at 951 Ball Park Way, Winston-Salem
  • Order of vehicles were:
  1.  North Carolina State Highway Patrol Unit
  2. Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputy
  3. Catawba County EMS unit
  4. Newton Fire Department Unit
  5. Sherrills Ford-Terrell Fire-Rescue
  6. Long Family Members
  7. Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputy

Departments and apparatus that wished to show their respects during this processional were asked to set up on bridges over the processional route.

If any apparatus wished to join in the processional for a short distance were able to do so by falling in behind the last Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputy’s vehicle.

Communications for this processional was conducted on NC VIPER Events Channel Foxtrot-2.

This was a closed processional effort that was reserved for marked emergency vehicles only.

The route of the procession was at I-40 West to Exit 132 in Conover. The procession ended at the Tri-City Baptist Church.

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