UPDATE – Shortly after we posted the video above the owner of the clip received a request from local firefighters to make the video private until after Lt. Kampmeyer's funeral. She has honored that request.
Arrangements for Colby FD Lt. Jamison Kampmeyer:
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at St Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford. Father Daniel Hackel will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Colby. Members of the Marathon County Sherriff's Department, Colby Volunteer Fire Department and the Marathon County Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at St Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church.
This is video from Julie Miklaszewicz who runs RVing Outpost, LLC – On-Line Store! and also took the still pictures of yesterday's fire in Abbotsford, Wisconsin that killed Colby Fire Department Lt. Jamison Kampmeyer.
Lt. Kampmeyer, who was also a deputy sheriff in Marathon County, was 34 and leaves behind a wife and three young children.
“There's a lot of confusion right now as to why it had to happen,” (Abbotsford Fire Chief Jody) Apfelbeck said.
The fire chief said while attacking flames from inside the theater, the call went out to crews to get out of the building but some didn’t get the warning in time.
“The roof collapsed, trapping three firefighters inside. One firefighter, Jamison Kampmeyer of Colby, a volunteer with the Colby fire Department and a deputy with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department was fatally injured,” Apfelbeck said.
A memorial fund has been established in honor of firefighter who lost his life Sunday during a fire in Abbotsford.
All donations can be directed to Integrity First Bank, Attention Terri Knoeck, 101 Grand Avenue, Wausau, WI. You can contact the bank at 715-847-4806.
Also on STATter911 …
- Colby, Wisconsin Lt. Jamison Kampmeyer killed in roof collapse at Abbotsford theater. Was also deputy sheriff. – March 5, 2012
- Early raw video: Abby Theater fire in Abbotsford, Wisconsin that killed Lt. Jamison Kampmeyer. Fire now ruled accidental. – March 20, 2012
- Pre-arrival & post collapse pictures from Abbotsford, Wisconsin theater fire. Blaze killed Colby FD Lt. Jamison Kampmeyer. – March 5, 2012
- UPDATED: Firefighter killed in Abbotsford, Wisconsin fire. Snow covered theater roof collapsed & took life of Colby FD member. Four others injured. – March 4, 2012
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