The Pasadena Fire Department and Pasadena Firefighters, Local 809 are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own.
Firefighter Andre Jones passed away on November 13, 2017 following a battle with job-related cancer.
Brother Jones, affectionately known as “Dre,” began his career with the Pasadena Fire Department as an auxiliary firefighter in August 1986, and was hired as a full-time, probationary firefighter the following year. Brother Jones was promoted to firefighter II at the end of his probationary period, and remained on the front lines until his retirement in April of 2014.
Those who knew him best will remember him as an outstanding firefighter, who could fill the room with his infectious smile and warm personality.
A memorial service for Brother Jones will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Location and other details are currently being finalized, and will be released in the coming days.
All uniformed personnel are invited, and encouraged, to attend.
Updates and additional information can be found at www.cafirefoundation.org.