Farrell mourns death of former fire chief

Mortimer resigned the fire department in October 2016

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FARRELL, Pa. (WYTV) – Former Farrell Fire Chief Bill Mortimer has died.

According to Mercer County Coroner John Libonati, Mortimer was found dead about 1 a.m. Monday inside his home.

Libonati said Mortimer took his own life. He was 46 years old.

Mortimer resigned the fire department in October 2016. He was a firefighter in the city for 13 years and chief since January 2015.