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Governor Dunleavy Mourns Loss of Willow Firefighter

Jan 18, 2020

January 18, 2020 (Wasilla, AK) – Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy mourn the death of Willow Firefighter Roger Delongchamp who passed away early Saturday morning responding to an emergency call.

“Rose and I were saddened to hear of the loss of Roger this morning and we hope all Alaskans will join us in praying for his family, friends, and fellow first responders during this difficult time,” said Governor Dunleavy. “It’s the brave work of firefighters, paramedics, and law enforcement like Roger Delongchamp that keep our state safe. On behalf of all Alaskans I want to thank Roger for his service to our great state.”

In honor of Firefighter Delongchamp, Governor Dunleavy has ordered state flags to fly at half-staff on the day of his memorial service, which has yet to be announced by his family.