Brigantine Fire Chief; Holl, Dies Suddenly

Brigantine acting Fire Chief James Holl died suddenly on Sunday morning at his home. The 27-year veteran of the Brigantine Fire Department was a decorated veteran of the Air Force Reserve. Details surrounding his death are still unknown at this time.

Holl; 51 years of age, served as a fire inspector and fire investigator. He also served in the Brigantine Office of Emergency Management as deputy emergency management coordinator.

Brigantine Mayor; Phil Guenther said: “The entire community mourns the loss of Chief Holl and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the members of the Fire Department who called him both Chief and friend.”

Visitation will be held on Friday evening, June 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., immediately followed by mass at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 331 8th street south, Brigantine.

Active Fire Department members wishing to serve in the honor guard are requested to wear Class ‘A’ dress uniform for Saturday.  The Brigantine Fire Department requests that no other department send apparatus, with the exception of Chief’s cars.

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4 thoughts on “Brigantine Fire Chief; Holl, Dies Suddenly”

  1. So sorry to hear this sad news! Acting Chief Holl was such a respectful and dedicated individual. This is very sad news for the Brigantine Community. RIP Chief Holl.

    1. Very Sorry to hear about Jim, he was one of our super paramedics at Underwood.
      He was very dedicated,and always concerned about Patient care. He will be greatly missed. Sincerely, jim patton

  2. 32 year resident

    I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing Jim personally but, I do know Maureen and my heart is so heavy for the children and Maureen. They always look like the all American family . Jim always chaperoned class trips with his son, brigantine has definitely suffered a major loss this week. And prayers too all of Jim’s co-workers at the fire and police department . Gone too soon . RIP CHEIF JIM HOLL

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