Firefighter Fatality Notification – Brian Lange

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Brian Lange


Upsala Fire Department
Upsala, MN

While on-duty at the firehouse, Captain Brian Lange contracted COVID-19. He passed away from the virus on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021.

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 21

Date of Incident: Nov. 15, 2021

Date of Death: Dec. 11, 2021

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