Firefighter Fatality Notification – Charles “Chuck” Edward Scottini

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Charles “Chuck” Edward Scottini

Assistant Fire Chief

Laramie County Fire District #2
Cheyenne, WY

In October of 2020, while on a wildland fire assignment in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Assistant Fire Chief Charles “Chuck” Edward Scottini contracted COVID-19. He was flown to the University of Utah Hospital for treatment and remained there until last Wednesday evening, April 21, 2021, when he returned to Wyoming and was in hospice care. Assistant Fire Chief Scottini passed away from the virus early Saturday morning, April 24, 2021, with his family by his side.

Age: 67

Gender: Male

Status: Paid On-Call

Years of Service: 24

Date of Incident: October 24, 2020

Date of Death: April 24, 2021

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