Firefighter Fatality Notification – Harold Joe Cordova

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Harold Joe Cordova


Central Conejos Fire Protection District
Manassa, CO

On Sunday, May 1, 2022, Firefighter Harold Joe Cordova responded to a grassland fire near Manassa, to help with protecting structures. Shortly after arriving at the scene, he told colleagues that he wasn’t feeling well and went home. A short time later, his family called 9-1-1 and he was rushed to the Conejos County Hospital where he passed away from an apparent heart attack.

Age: 83

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 65

Date of Incident: May 1, 2022

Date of Death: May 1, 2022

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