The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Russell K. Roberson
Iaeger Volunteer Fire Department
On Saturday evening, June 20, 2020, firefighters from the Iaeger Volunteer Fire Department, as well as several other departments, responded to the scene of a residential fire. On Sunday, June 21, 2020, firefighters again responded to the same residence for a possible rekindle. While at the scene, Firefighter Russell K. Roberson evacuated a home owner from a second residence that had started to burn. He became ill and while being transported to the hospital, passed away. The cause of his death has not yet been determined.
Years of Service: 15
Date of Incident: June 21, 2020
Date of Death: June 21, 2020
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