From CAL FIRE
PASSING OF CAL FIRE FIREFIGHTER
Redding –We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Firefighter Brock Whaley from the Shasta-Trinity Unit. Brock passed away due to injuries sustained from a single motorcycle traffic collision on the evening of September 12, 2019. Brock started his career May 5, 2018 as a Firefighter I in the Shasta Trinity Unit and was assigned to Fawn Lodge Forest Fire Station #61.
Please join us in keeping Brock and his loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.
On September 12, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., a Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, California regarding a fatal motorcycle collision. The decedent suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced deceased at the hospital by emergency personnel.
The decedent was positively identified as 26-year-old Brock Jay Whaley of Redding, California. The decedent’s next-of-kin has been notified and a postmortem examination will be scheduled. The incident remains under investigation by the Redding Police Department.