ATLANTIC BEACH, NC (WWAY/WCTI) — Atlantic Beach says the town’s fire chief died Monday afternoon from injuries sustained in a recent skiing accident.
Adam Snyder, 47, served in the Atlantic Beach Fire Department for 20 years including the last 15 years as Chief.
He is a United States Marine Corps veteran where he served as a rescue swimmer.
During his tenure as Fire Chief, the Atlantic Beach Fire Department achieved levels of certification and received awards that were nearly unprecedented for a small-town department. These accomplishments earned Chief Snyder’s department one of the highest fire department ratings in the country.
Funeral arrangements will be made by Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City.