It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 54th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Wildland Inmate Firefighter Jimmy Randolph has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the California Department of Corrections.
Rank: Inmate Firefighter
Status: Wildland Part-Time
Years of Service: Pending
Date of Incident: 08/18/2012
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 08/19/2012
Fire Department: California Department of Corrections
Address: 1515 S Street, Suite 502, South Sacramento, CA 95814
Fire Department Chief: Secretary Matthew Cate
Incident Description: Inmate Firefighter Randolph passed away at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, California from a cause still to be determined. Within 24 hours prior to becoming ill, Randolph had been assigned to the Buck Fire in Hemet, California.
Incident Location: Fenner Canyon Conservation Camp
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Tribute is being paid to Inmate Firefighter Jimmy Randolph at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 54 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats...