LODDI regret to advise you that Salem VFD (Nash County, N.C.) Firefighter Greg Cooke has passed away in the Line of Duty at Wake Medical Center. Firefighter Cooke was operating at a woods fire several days ago and apparently suffered a cardiac arrest on scene. He was eventually transported by air to Wake Medical Center in Raleigh where he died in the Line of Duty, yesterday. Saturday, March 21st. As always, our sincere condolences.