Roswell firefighter dies following June fireworks blast


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.

Funeral plans are pending.

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