CAL Fire captain killed in car crash


Paul Rotondaro (Far Right) was killed Wednesday in a fiery head-on collision on Highway 140 near Gustine (Photo Courtesy of Merced County Cal Fire via KSEE)

MERCED COUNTY (KRON) — CAL Fire Captain, Paul Rotondaro, from the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit was killed in a car crash Wednesday in Merced County, according to CAL Fire.

The Merced resident left behind his wife, 13-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son.

Rotondaro began his career with CAL Fire in 2006.

“His incredible sense of humor, loyalty and willingness to help others will not be forgotten,” the agency said.

No additional details are available at this time.

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