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.***
Mr. Richard Hildebrand
Chief, Fire and Emergency Services