The Lawrence Douglas County Fire-Medical Department reported that one of its firefighters died Wednesday.
According to a Facebook post from the department, firefighter Cole Broockerd died Wednesday surrounded by family.
“Cole joined LDCFM in April of 2017, and for the past year and a half, he’s been fighting cancer,” the post said.
“Cole had a servant’s heart. His character was selfless. Cole, you made an impact on this organization. Thank you for your service and inspiration. Rest in peace.”