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Randall “Randy” Burnham


While on duty, Chief Randall “Randy” Burnham contracted COVID-19 at the fire station. He passed away from the virus on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.

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

Department information

Lake City Fire Department
225 NW Main BLVD
Lake City, Florida 32055

Chief: Acting Chief Josh Wehinger

Age: 53
Rank: Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: July 30, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Date of death: September 5, 2021
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: September 09, 2021