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]
End of Service: 07/21/2019
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.
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.