LODD: Kan. firefighter dies day after responding to fire call

Firefighter John Randle was seriously hurt from a fall while returning an apparatus to service

Duty Death: John Randle - [Wamego, Kansas]


By FireRescue1 Staff

WAMEGO, Kan. — A firefighter died Tuesday after suffering serious injuries from a fall.

KSNT.com reported that firefighter John Randle, with the Wamego Fire Department, responded to a structure fire at 4:40 a.m. on Monday. After the fire was extinguished, he was seriously hurt from a fall while returning an apparatus to service.

He was airlifted to a hospital, where he died Tuesday.

"We are absolutely heartbroken by this news of a line of duty death following a fire that we had worked alongside Wamego FD," Blue Township Fire tweeted.

We will update you once more information becomes available.

 

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