James Joseph Knesek, Sr.

Fire Chief Knesek passed away at home from an apparent heart attack several hours after responding to a motor vehicle accident.

Department Information

Munster Fire Department
1005 Ridge RD
U.S. National Grid: 16T DM 5791 0113
Munster, Indiana 46321

Chief: Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pelc

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 59 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Feb 8, 2014 
Date of Death: Feb 8, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Other 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: After 
Fixed Property Use: