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Lafayette Fire Department Announces Fire Inspector II, Chief Keith Sonnier's Passing

Chief Sonnier suddenly passed away this morning at his residence.

Posted: Oct 11, 2021 4:16 PM

Lafayette, LA – "It is with our deepest sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Fire Inspector II, Chief Keith Sonnier." Chief Sonnier suddenly passed away this morning at his residence. He was an active firefighter with over 33 years of service and beloved by all. Chief Keith Sonnier joined the department is 1987. Funeral services are pending.

We offer his family our most sincere condolences. Fire Chief Robert Benoit ask that you keep his family, friends, and fellow firefighters in your prayers.

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