LODD: Ill. firefighter killed battling commercial structure fire

Duty Death: Kody Vanfossan - [Christopher, Illinois]

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.”


It is with the deepest regret that we mourn the loss of City of Christopher Firefighter Kody Vanfossan. Firefighter...

Posted by Franklin County Emergency Management Agency on Sunday, May 5, 2019


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