Windsor Firefighter Dies
Friday January 4th, 2019
Posted at 7:59pm
Windsor Firefighters are mourning the sudden death of a young firefighter.
Wesley Orr passed away early Friday as the result of a “unfortunate accident” in Collingwood.
According to the OPP they were called to the Blue Mountain Resort shortly before 3am Friday morning.
The initial investigation found Orr attempted to climb the outside wall of a building in the Blue Mountain Village when, at some point, he lost his footing and fell to the ground.
He was subsequently transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.
A post mortem examination will be scheduled. The investigation is ongoing
According to Windsor Fire, he was just shy of his 26th birthday.
It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow WFRS wishes to announce the sudden passing of Firefighter Wesley Orr early this morning just shy of his 26th birthday. Please keep Wesley and his family in your thoughts and prayers at this time of grief. *JL
— Windsor Fire (@WindsorFire1) January 5, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the Orr family and to @WindsorFire1 on the sudden passing of firefighter Wesley Orr.
— Kingsville Fire 🍁 (@KingsvilleFD) January 5, 2019
It is with sadness we send our condolences to the Orr family and our brothers and sisters at @WindsorFire1 on the passing of Wesley Orr. We will miss his leading professionalism and the example he set for customer service. He will always be an example for us all to be.
— Amherstburg Fire (@Aburg_Fire) January 4, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the Orr family and to @WindsorFire1 on the sudden passing of Wesley Orr.
— Tecumseh Fire 🇨🇦 (@TECFD) January 4, 2019