brain infection

Sick firefighter makes full recovery

Sick firefighter makes full recovery

Navarre Beach firefighter Chris Jines, 42, has been cleared by his doctors to return to duty after being hospitalized with a severe brain infection likely contracted while responding to a call. Jines had a case of severe encephalitis which can cause brain inflammation, headaches, flu-like symptoms, stiffness, seizures, confusion and memory loss. Encephalitis cases are generally […]

Sunday benefit to help ill beach firefighter

Sunday benefit to help ill beach firefighter

Navarre Beach firefighter Chris Jines, 42, was hospitalized earlier this month with a serious brain infection likely contracted while responding to a cardiac arrest. To help pay for his medical bills and to help keep him, his wife and two young children afloat, the Navarre Beach Fire Department will be hosting a fundraising benefit Sunday […]