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Roger D. DeLongchamp


On Saturday, January 18, 2020, Driver-Operator Roger D. DeLongchamp was preparing to depart the station in a tanker on an emergency response for a reported structure fire when he collapsed.  He was immediately treated by other responders but efforts were unsuccessful.  Driver-Operator DeLongchamp was declared deceased at 0300hrs from an apparent heart attack. 
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Willow-Caswell Fire Department
680 N Seward Meridian Parkway
Wasilla, Alaska 99654

Chief: Victor Snell

Age: 66
Rank: Driver-Operator
Classification: Paid-on-Call
Incident date: January 18, 2020 02:00
Date of death: January 18, 2020
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: March 18, 2020

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