COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Fire Department is mourning the loss of Christina Randall, who passed suddenly on Sunday.
Randall was attending the International Associations of Fire Chief’s Wildland –Urban Interface (WUI) conference in Reno, Nev. when she died.
“Christina Randall was a loved member of our department and someone known across the country for her expertise in Wildland firefighting and mitigation. Christina served our department and the citizens of our community since January 27, 2003. Our department joins her family and so many across the nation who will grieve her loss” stated Fire Chief Ted Collas.
Randall had over 33 years in the fire service including operations, fuels management, and mitigation. During her 14 years with CSFD, she oversaw our wildfire mitigation program, including risk assessment, community education and outreach, fuels and grant management, and development review.
The following statement was made in a press release on Tuesday:
"Our department will support Christina’s husband and the members of her family in the days, weeks, and months to come. For now, please hold them in your thoughts and prayers."