Tulon Goodwin‚ 50‚ a 10-year employee of the Alabama State Forestry Commission‚ suffered a fatal heart attack on July 6‚ 1998‚ while fighting a wildfire in West Blocton started by children playing with fireworks. Goodwin was also the Assistant Fire Chief of the West Blocton Fire Department for 12 years and served for 4 years as a city councilman in the Bibb County town.
This is my father and he was a great man that done a lot of good in 50 years. He loved helping people he and my mother would let anyone live with them if they were in need of help. My dad was the greatest man I have ever none he had a heart of gold.– Robert goodwin