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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: CA

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.

Jimmy Randolph

Rank: Inmate Firefighter
Age: 44
Gender: Male
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

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 @

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