Firefighter Fatality Notification – Roland Brooks

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Roland Brooks


Grant Township Fire Department
Rothbury, MI

Chief Roland Brooks contracted COVID-19 while on-duty. He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday, December 5, 2020 and passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020.

Age: 82

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 56

Date of Incident: November 28, 2020

Date of Death: December 20, 2020

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