John Alvin Ostergard, Captain

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On Friday, December 14, 2018, Captain Ostergard collapsed at the scene of a working structure fire in Yelm, WA. He was immediately transported to the Providence Saint Peters Hospital in Olympia, WA, where he passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The nature and cause of fatal injury have not yet been reported.

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East Olympia Fire District 6
PO Box 578
East Olympia, Washington 98640

Chief: Warren Peterson

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 63
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 14, 2018 18:32
Date of death: December 16, 2018
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Incident Command
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

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