At 0450hrs, January 1, 2018, the Wamego Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire. Upon completion of the call and after returning to the station, Firefighter John Randle sustained a life threatening injury from a fall while returning fire apparatus to service. Firefighter Randle, was air lifted from Wamego Health Center to Stormont Vail Hospital where on January 2, 2018, Firefighter Randle succumbed to his injuries.
Incident Location: 514 Plum St POB 86, Wamego, KS 66547-0086 (U.S. National Grid: 14S QJ 3345 4280)
Wamego City Fire Department
514 Plum St POB 86
U.S. National Grid: 14S QJ 3345 4280
Wamego, Kansas 66547-0086
Chief: Phil Stultz
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Jan 1, 2018 04:50|
|Date of death:||Jan 2, 2018|
|Cause of death:||Fall|
|Nature of death:||Trauma|
|Activity type:||In-Station Duties|
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