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Lee F. Witman

Chief Emeritus/Firefighter

Chief Emeritus/Firefighter Witman was exposed to COVID-19 during on-duty activities.  He became ill and his health worsened.  He died on Dec. 11, 2020, as a result of COVID-19 complications.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Lee F. Witman was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

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: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: September 02, 2021