Josh Bischof Obituary, Josh Bischof Has Passed Away – Death
Josh Bischof Obituary, Death Cause – In a moment that leaves us all in deep sorrow, #CALFIRE stands together to share the heart-wrenching news of a devastating loss. Assistant Chief Josh Bischof, Fire Captain Tim Rodriguez, and Exclusive Use Helicopter Pilot Tony Sousa were taken from us in a tragic midair collision on August 6, 2023. Their untimely departure leaves a void that cannot be filled, and our hearts ache for their families and friends who are left to navigate this unfathomable loss. Josh Bischof, an Assistant Chief, was not only a dedicated professional but a compassionate leader who made a profound impact on those around him. Fire Captain Tim Rodriguez, a trusted colleague, and Exclusive Use Helicopter Pilot Tony Sousa, a skilled aviator, both served with dedication and honor, contributing significantly to the safety and well-being of our communities.
In this time of immense grief, we ask that you keep the families and friends of Assistant Chief Josh Bischof, Fire Captain Tim Rodriguez, and Exclusive Use Helicopter Pilot Tony Sousa in your thoughts and prayers. Their lives were woven into the fabric of our organization and their loss is deeply felt by all. As a community united by our commitment to safeguarding lives and property, we share in the pain of their departure and hold their memories close. The sacrifices they made in service to others will never be forgotten.
#LODD serves as a poignant reminder of the risks that our brave firefighters and emergency responders undertake each day. Their dedication to the greater good shines as a beacon of courage and selflessness. Let us honor the legacies of Assistant Chief Josh Bischof, Fire Captain Tim Rodriguez, and Exclusive Use Helicopter Pilot Tony Sousa by standing together, offering support to their loved ones, and remembering the extraordinary contributions they made during their time with us. May their spirits find peace, and may we find solace in knowing that their heroic efforts will forever remain etched in our hearts and the history of #CALFIRE.