Saturday, October 22, 2011: On behalf of the New Baltimore Fire and Rescue Department, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Pendergrass family and Fairfax Fire and Rescue Department. October 22, 2011 Firefighter Horace “Chris” Pendergrass of The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department died while on duty at Fire Station 441. Firefighter Pendergrass was an honored employee who served the residents and visitors of Fairfax County for over 20 years. In the early morning hours, Chris was found expired after shift change.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Firefighters Fund of Fairfax County, PO Box 401, Fairfax, VA 22038-0401 or Prince of Peace Church, 1543 Summit Avenue, Portsmouth, VA 23704.