Fort Calhoun Man Succumbs to Burns

BLAIR –  A Fort Calhoun man severely burned in an accident  on North Ridge Road last week has passed away – that’s according to Fort Calhoun Fire Chief Dan Mallory.  Chief Mallory says it appears that the man fell into a propane powered heater on the deck of his home, and was discovered by a neighbor.   Identified as Jamie Leavitt, aged 66, was an officer with the Omaha Police Department for 30 years, and is survived by his wife, Rose and his children.  Visitation is tomorrow from six to 8 pm at Sievers Sprick, services are Wednesday at 2 at Schwertley Hall