Thread: CalFire loses a member
10-30-2012, 02:49 PM #1
CalFire loses a member
A state fire chief has died after losing consciousness while on an investigative assignment in Santa Cruz.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that 47-year-old Rob Van Wormer was pronounced dead at Dominican Hospital around 8 p.m. Saturday. He was the Santa Clara Unit Battalion Chief for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.Van Wormer had spent 24 years with Cal Fire.
Gov. Jerry Brown said in a statement on Monday that flags at the Capitol will be flown at half-staff in Van Wormer's honor.
R.I.P. Brother.....and prayers to his wife and two Sons.Respectfully,
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