Roswell firefighter dies following June fireworks blast

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ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The Roswell firefighter who has been fighting for his own life in the hospital since June 5 has died.

Jeff Stroble was hospitalized in Lubbock after last month’s blast left him and Hoby Bonham seriously injured.

A few weeks ago, his recovery took a turn when he developed gastrointestinal bleeding.

His wife, as recently as Saturday, said he was improving.

Sunday night, the Roswell Fire Department confirmed he has died.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one of our own Roswell Fire Department Firefighters. Fire Apparatus…

Posted by City of Roswell Fire Department on Sunday, July 21, 2019

Funeral plans are pending.

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