LODD: Okla. FF killed in wildfire identified

Edgewater Park Firefighter April Partridge, 55, became separated from her vehicle while fighting the fire in Comanche County

Duty Death: April Lynn Partridge - [Apache, Oklahoma]

End of Service: 03/20/2022


By Rachel Engel

COMMANCHE COUNTY, Okla. — A firefighter killed in the Comanche County wildfire was identified as 55-year-old Edgewater Park Firefighter April Partridge.

According to Comanche County and Lawton Emergency Management, Partridge “got separated from her vehicle resulting in her becoming a fatality during the fire.”

Her death is under investigation by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office.

The agency reported the fire is 90% contained “after a joint effort of more than 14 agencies and more than 70 personnel.”

 

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