Berthoud Fire Protection District
Status: Paid On-Call
Years of Service: 3
Date of Incident: March 25, 2016
Date of Death: April 17, 2020
On March 25, 2016, Fire Investigator Joshua MacDonald responded to a residential fire where he performed EMS care on an occupant of the home. Later, he returned to investigate the scene of the fire, when he fell through the floor and his leg got caught in electrical wiring. Since that time, he had undergone numerous surgeries, to include the amputation of his leg. Fire Investigator Joshua MacDonald passed away on April 17, 2020.