Our Hero Remembered

Paul Brotherton
Paul Brotherton
Fire Department
End of Service: December 3, 1999
Incident Detail:

Paul A. Brotherton‚ 41‚ a 16-year veteran of the Worcester Fire Department‚ died on December 3‚ 1999‚ after he and another firefighter became trapped while conducting search and rescue and fire operations in a cold storage warehouse fire. Five other firefighters died in the same incident. An Air Force veteran‚ Brotherton worked part-time as a carpenter. Paul leaves behind his wife and 6 sons. 5 of his sons are Worcester Firefighters.