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Dylan Brooks Rodiek


Firefighter/EMT Rodiek came on-duty the morning of Aug. 15, 2021. During the shift, Rodiek and his crew responded to 4 emergency incidents. At approximately 8:16 a.m., the morning of Aug. 16, 2021, Firefighter/EMT Rodiek and his crew were dispatched on an additional incident. When he did not respond, other firefighters checked his dorm room and found him deceased. His death was caused by a heart attack.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Dylan Brooks Rodiek was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Jollyville Fire Department
9218 Anderson Mill Road
Austin, Texas 78729

Chief: Brad Landi

Age: 35
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 16, 2021 8:16 a.m.
Date of death: August 16, 2021
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: July 07, 2022