A tragic motorcycle accident killed Orion Bekelja, a Pennsylvania firefighter. He was an employee of the Swatara Fire Department and Steelton Fire.
As Orion’s death’s word spreads, everyone becomes sad and devastated. The circumstances surrounding the tragic motorbike collision aren’t clear this time; law enforcement agencies may provide the facts later regarding the accident.
The sad news of Orion Bekelja’s demise was announced by Citizens Fire Company #1 of Penbrook through a social media post that reads:
“We at Citizens Fire Company No.1 of Penbrook are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of active firefighter Orion Bekelja. Firefighter Bekelja joined our department in 2011 and remained active until 2015. Orion joined the department again in September 2022 and has been active since. Orion was also a member of Swatara fire company and Steelton fire company. Please keep Orion’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. We all will miss you.
Thank you to Shiremanstown Fire Company for covering our station during this difficult time.”
The Fire Company mourns the loss of a dedicated fireman who was declared dead following an accident, along with all other fire companies, family members, and friends. They are missing and remembering Orion, paying tributes and sending condolences to him.
“Lost a close family/friend member in a motorcycle crash earlier this morning … Can’t believe it… Lost at words… Gone but never forgotten bro 😔 watch over us 🙏💔 Orion Bekelja love you man.”
Orion Bekelhia, a native of Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, attended Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), the community college for Central Pennsylvania.
He was a great man with a loving nature and kind heart; he had some amazing qualities that stood him out. Orion was a dedicated firefighter who was always honest with his work and commitments.