LODD: Ill. firefighter killed battling commercial structure fire
Christopher Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter Kody Vanfossan died fighting a multi-alarm commercial fire
Duty Death: Kody Vanfossan - [Christopher, Illinois]
End of Service: 05/05/2019
By FireRescue1 Staff
CHRISTOPHER, Ill. — A firefighter died early Sunday morning battling a commercial structure fire.
KCRG 9 reported that Christopher Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter Kody Vanfossan died fighting a multi-alarm commercial fire, according to a post by the Franklin County Emergency Management Office.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Kody’s family, friends and fellow members of the Christopher Fire Department,” the post read. “@FCEMA has deployed personnel and resources to the incident site to support the City of Christopher and the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal.”