Mich. firefighter-paramedic dies of COVID-19 complications

DeWitt Area Firefighters Association: James Swindlehurst "provided excellent emergency services day in and day out and took pride in being the best he could be"

Duty Death: James Swindlehurst - [DeWitt, Michigan]

End of Service: 12/24/2021


By Leila Merrill

LANSING TOWNSHIP, Mich. —  Firefighter-paramedic James Swindlehurst died on Dec. 24 of complications of COVID-19, WLNS reported

Swindlehurst served as a firefighter with the DeWitt Township Fire Department and as a paramedic with Mercy Ambulance, the DeWitt Area Firefighters Association wrote in a Facebook post.

“James provided excellent emergency services day in and day out and took pride in being the best he could be, the association said in a post. “You will be missed James.”

A gofundme page had been set up to help Swindlehurst and his wife, Kayla. The goal of $10,000 had almost been reached as of Monday morning.

 

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