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Lee F. Witman

Chief Emeritus/Firefighter

Chief Emeritus/Firefighter Lee Witman, while performing in-station duties, contracted COVID-19.  He passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020, from the virus.

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

Department information

Colonial Park Fire Company
433 South Houcks Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109

Chief: John Fogg

Age: 88
Rank: Chief Emeritus/Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 6, 2020
Date of death: December 11, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: March 03, 2021

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