James Cole Robertson, 84, died November 9, 2013, in Charlottesville, VA. "Robbie" Robertson spent his life in the fire service, serving as Maryland State Fire Marshal (1962-82), as the South/Central Regional Representative for NFPA (1988-93), as a fire administrator in Gainesville, Florida and as a consultant with Mizelle Hodges & Associates. He served in the US Coast Guard Reserve for many years, rising to the rank of Commander. Mr. Robertson was a senior instructor at the University of Maryland and is the author of Introduction to Fire Prevention.
The Board of Directors of the National Fire Heritage Center (NFHC) has joined with our nation's fire service to create a special Robbie Robertson Building Fund to honor his memory.
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