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Jonathon Coco

Assistant Chief

Two brothers, Assistant Chief Jonathon Coco and Firefighter Hunter Coco, were returning from the scene of a wildland fire on Texas Highway 20 in a brush truck when the driver of a privately owned vehicle failed to yield and was struck by the truck. The brush truck rolled over killing both Assistant Chief Jonathon Coco and Firefighter Hunter Coco. 

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

Department information

Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department
9655 TX-142
Maxwell, Texas 78656

Chief: David Childress

Age: 25
Rank: Assistant Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 20, 2022 1:48 p.m.
Date of death: June 20, 2022
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Returning
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: June 22, 2022