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Captain John Wagontall remembered by Lethbridge Fire Department

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a valued member of the Lethbridge Fire Department.  Captain John Wagontall passed away on December 18th, 2016 after a battle with cancer related to the work of firefighting. Captain Wagontall was an active member of the department and his untimely death is recognized as being in the line-of-duty.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 23.

***Fire Chief Hildebrand and fellow Lethbridge firefighters will be available to media on Friday at 9 a.m. at Station #1 Fire Headquarters to remember Captain Wagontall.***


Media Contact: 

Mr. Richard Hildebrand

Chief, Fire and Emergency Services

Phone: 403-393-8006​​