It is with great sadness that CAL FIRE announces the passing of Santa Clara Unit
Battalion Chief Rob Van Wormer.
Rob passed away Saturday evening while on assignment in Santa Cruz.
Chief Van Wormer, 47, had served with Cal Fire for 24 years and served as both Fire Chief and a Fire Investigator. His brother, Kirk, is a Cal Fire Battalion Chief in the Sonoma Lake-Napa Unit.
Our condolences to all affected.
Please join us in keeping the Van Wormer family and friends in your thoughts during this very difficult time. Batt 1616 will be missed.