Texas FF-EMT dies at fire station

Jollyville Firefighter-EMT Dylan Rodiek joined the department in March 2021

Duty Death: Dylan Rodiek - [Austin, Texas]

End of Service: 08/17/2021


By Janelle Foskett

AUSTIN, Texas — A firefighter-EMT died Monday while on duty at a Jollyville Fire Department station near Austin.

Firefighter-EMT Dylan Rodiek, 34, was found deceased on the floor of his bunk room, from a possible cardiac-related event, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

Rodiek joined the fire department in March 2021, according to a statement on the department’s website.  

The statement described Rodiek as “an enthusiastic Firefighter who enjoyed serving the community.”

The Austin Fire Department tweeted its sadness about Rodiek’s passing, saying “RIP, brother; we’ll see you on the top floor.”

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