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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 http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

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 https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

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

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