Asst. Chief Harold Hollingsworth, 47, of the Fort Osage Fire Protection District (Missouri) died in a single vehicle accident while responding to a reported structure fire late Sunday night. This is the first LODD for Fort Osage Fire Protection District.
It is with great sadness, the Fort Osage Fire Protection District, experienced a great loss of Assistant Chief Harold Hollingsworth (47) in the Line of Duty. Assistant Chief Hollingsworth is a 16 year veteran of the department with his most recent promotion to Assistant Chief in December of 2010.
Assistant Chief Hollingsworth was enroute to a reported Structure Fire during active severe weather on Atherton Road. He was involved in a single vehicle accident during this response striking a tree. Assistant Chief Hollingsworth was transported to a local hospital where he received treatment and succumbed to his injuries.
Assistant Chief Hollingsworth was a valued member of the Fort Osage Fire Protection District and served this community with honor and integrity. He leaves behind a loving family and fire department family.
Arrangements are currently in progress.
All media requests shall be made through the Public Information Officer, Deputy Chief Todd Farley (CJCFPD) at 816-797-9197 or email@example.com, at the request of the Fort Osage Fire Protection District.
Hollingsworth was married and had two sons and had served in the Missouri National Guard. The Lexington resident began his career with Fort Osage as a firefighter and paramedic. After working his way through the department ranks, Hollingsworth earned a promotion to assistant fire chief in 2010, Farley said.
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