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Tayler Bradford

Firefighter

On Friday, January 29, 2021, at approximately 3:07 a.m., Chief Lonnie Bolar and Firefighter Tayler Bradford responded to a residential fire. The fire was initially reported by a person trapped in a bedroom of the home.  Chief Bolar and Firefighter Bradford entered the home and found a man and woman. While attempting to perform rescues, there was a roof collapse killing both Chief Bolar and Firefighter Bradford as well as the occupants.


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

Department information

Waynoka Volunteer Fire Department
1759 Cecil ST
Waynoka, Oklahoma 73860

Chief: Assistant Chief Tamara Bolar

Age: 28
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: January 29, 2021 3:07 a.m.
Date of death: January 29, 2021
Cause of death: Collapse
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Search and Rescue
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: February 01, 2021

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