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USFA: Texas On-Duty Death

Carrollton captain suffered a stroke

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Fire Captain Frazier Lee Holbert, 57, of Carrollton Fire Rescue on September 13, 2020.

On September 9, 2020, at approximately 3:00 am, Fire Captain Frazier Holbert went to bed at the fire station after returning from an emergency call. Soon thereafter, he suffered a stroke. Fellow firefighters later found Holbert unresponsive and transported him to a local hospital. He was subsequently transported to another hospital where he passed away on September 13, 2020.

Tribute is being paid to Fire Captain Holbert at

To date, 61 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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