Death of Windsor Firefighter Under Investigation
A Windsor firefighter has died in an accident in Collingwood.
AM800 News has confirmed firefighter Wesley Orr died trying to climb a wall early Friday morning.
Police were called to Blue Mountain Village to find a man had lost his footing and fell around 3am, according to a release from OPP.
The man was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police say an autopsy will be scheduled and the investigation is ongoing.
Orr was 25 years old.
Our sincere condolences to the Orr family and to @WindsorFire1 on the sudden passing of Wesley Orr.— Tecumseh Fire 🇨🇦 (@TECFD) January 4, 2019
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