NM firefighter dies from injuries incurred during June fireworks explosion

Jeff Stroble, 46, was one of 12 firefighters injured during a fireworks explosion while prepping for the July 4th fireworks display

Duty Death: Jeff Stroble - [Roswell, New Mexico]


By FireRescue1 Staff 

ROSWELL N.M. — Roswell Fire Department Firefighter Jeff Stroble succumbed to his injuries sustained during a June fireworks explosion.

Stroble, 46, was one of 12 firefighters injured during an explosion while prepping for the July fireworks display, KOB 4 reports.  Stroble and Hoby Bonham were critically wounded during the blast and transported to the hospital. First responders treated the remaining firefighters for minor injuries at the scene.

Jeff Stroble, a Fire Apparatus Operator, was with the Roswell Fire Department for 17 years. (Photo/City of Roswell Fire Department)
Jeff Stroble, a Fire Apparatus Operator, was with the Roswell Fire Department for 17 years. (Photo/City of Roswell Fire Department)
 

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one of our own Roswell Fire Department Firefighters. Fire Apparatus...

Posted by City of Roswell Fire Department on Sunday, July 21, 2019

The hospital released Bonham in early July to finish recouping at home.

Stroble, a Fire Apparatus Operator, was with the Roswell Fire Department for 17 years.

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