• Poudre Mourning The Loss Of Fire Fighter Paul Gaucher
    Updated On: Aug 26, 2012

    Poudre Fire Authority is mourning the loss of one of our own after a tragic accident on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Firefighter Paul Gaucher was off-duty when he died of injuries resulting from a motorcycle crash in the Red Feather Lakes area.
     
    “Firefighter Gaucher was a friend to all and enemy to none,” says PFA Fire Chief Tom DeMint. He continued, “Pauly was always smiling and will be sorely missed.”
     
    Firefighter Gaucher was a 16 year veteran of PFA who served with distinction in many roles including Colorado Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team. Previously he worked for the City of Fort Collins Utilities.
     
    Services for friends and family will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 17, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Fort Collins. The funeral will be a full fire service funeral afforded to an active member that did not die in the line of duty. A procession of emergency vehicles will then travel to Grandview Cemetery.
     
    For departments wishing to send an apparatus for the procession, contact Battalion Chief Doug Lee:
    dlee@poudre-fire.org
     
    Donations in lieu of flowers are requested to be made to Children’s Hospital Colorado BY CLICKING HERE


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