Farmington community morns loss of firefighter

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico community is mourning the loss of one of its firefighters.

Lieutenant Shadd Rohwer of the Farmington Fire Department died Thursday morning after a battle with an ongoing illness.

He was first diagnosed in June 2015.

Officials have not disclosed details on the illness, but they are saying it was work related.

Lieutenant Rohwer worked with Farmington Fire Department for 19 years.

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