A Boston firefighter passed away due to occupational cancer Saturday night, the Boston Fire Department announced Sunday.
The department said 54-year-old Jamie Galarza, Jr. of the Fire Investigation Unit died Saturday night after spending 31 years as a member of the department.
Last night we lost active duty Firefighter Jamie Galarza, Jr. of the Fire Investigation Unit to occupational cancer. Jamie was 54 years old and a 31 year member of the department. Condolences to his wife Regina and his 4 children. pic.twitter.com/XjGj71CySC— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) November 11, 2018
Galarza, Jr. is survived by a wife named Regina and four children.
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