Jerold “Jerry” Bonner

While on-duty at Alma Helitack Base in Santa Clara County, California, Pilot Bonner was found deceased inside his barracks due to a cardiac-related illness.

Incident Location: Alma Helitack Base (U.S. National Grid: 10S EG 8947 1569)

Department Information

CAL FIRE
PO Box 944246, 1416 9th Street
U.S. National Grid: 10S FH 3093 7078
Sacramento, California 94244-2460

Chief: Ken Pimlott

Jerold “Jerry” Bonner was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 72 
Rank: Pilot 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Mar 6, 2015 09:00
Date of Death: Mar 6, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed Property Use: