Firefighter Fatality Notification – Laron Holcomb

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Laron Holcomb

Fire Police Captain

Ellsworth Volunteer Fire Department
Ellsworth, PA

On Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, Fire Police Captain Laron Holcomb responded to a vehicle crash. After arriving home, he began to have shortness of breath. He was immediately taken to the hospital but passed away shortly after arrival from an apparent heart attack.

Age: 73

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 21

Date of Incident: September 4, 2021

Date of Death: September 4, 2021

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