Cove Firefighting Community Mourns Loss Of Long-Time Member
May 20, 2021
The Cove firefighting community is mourning the loss of one of its own with the passing of Jeffery Lafferty.
Lafferty, of Martinsburg, died May 14 at the age of 57 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, from complications after surgery.
Lafferty served as fire police captain and trustee of the of the Friendship Volunteer Fire Company in Roaring Spring, vice president of the Firemen's Relief Association, as well as president of the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company.
"Fire police is very important to what we do," said Martinsburg Fire Chief Randy Acker. "Jeff would get there [to the scene]...