Greg Gatzke

Greg Gatzke. Photo courtesy Penrose Fire Department.

A firefighter from the Penrose Fire Department died in a work-related accident, the agency announced on Facebook Thursday night.

Greg Gatzke, an assistant fire chief for the Penrose Fire Department, which is about 40 miles south of Colorado Springs, died while working at Fort Carson Wednesday, Gazette news partner KKTV reported.

Many of us who respond to emergencies can at times take for granted those who work tirelessly in the background making...

Posted by Fort Carson Fire and Emergency Services on Thursday, April 1, 2021

No other details about Gatzke's death were released. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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