St Paul Firefighter Death : Austin Smith lost his life serving the people of St. Paul

By | June 11, 2022

(Market News ) New York.

JUST IN: The firefighter critically injured in this morning’s barn fire in St. Paul has died, St. Paul Fire District’s Fire Chief announces.

Firefighter Austin Smith lost his life serving the people of St. Paul and volunteered for 7 years. OSFM and the entire Oregon firefighting family are sending Mr. Smith’s loved ones, colleagues, and St. Paul Fire and community strength, love, and prayers.

This is 30-year-old Austin Smith if St. Paul. He is the firefighter who sadly died this morning battling a barn fire. The community says he will always be remembered as a hero. This is a huge loss for this small community.


Officials say he was severely hurt and air-lifted to OHSU, however, he did not survive his injuries.

The fire chief says the community is absolutely heartbroken over this loss, and gave his prayers to the young man’s family as they grieve.

Smith was 30 years old. Katu News Reported.

Community Members took to social media to pay respect to the falling firefighter.

Pengraman wrote on twitter. 
We’re keeping the Smith family, St. Paul Fire District, and all who knew and loved FF Smith in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, FF Smith. You will not be forgotten. Firefighter Austin Smith, LODD, February 3, 2022.

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