Bryan Zollner, Staff Chief of Operations

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Chief Zollner was killed in a single vehicle crash. His state owned SUV left the roadway, down an embankment, and struck a tree. Preliminary reports cited speed and icy roads as factors in the crash.

Department information

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
PO Box 944246
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, California 94244-2460

Chief: Director Ruben Grijalva

Bryan Zollner was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 44
Rank: Staff Chief of Operations
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 12, 2007
Date of death: April 12, 2007
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road

Memorial fund information

Memorial Pending. Funeral Arrangements: April 19th 2007 at 11:00 a.m. The memorial will be held at Big League Dreams, a sports park in Redding, California. The park is located at 20155 Viking Way (cross street of Old Oregon Trail; USNG: 10TEK58719215) in Redding, California. (Please do not contact the park).