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Charles D. Krampota


On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, Captain Charles D. Krampota responded to a fully involved mobile home fire. After extinguishment of the fire and being cleared from the scene, Captain Krampota returned home. Approximately 3 hours later, he was found deceased from an apparent heart attack. Investigation into the incident continues.

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

Department information

Alvin Volunteer Fire Department
801 E South ST
Alvin, Texas 77511

Chief: Rex Klesel

Age: 60
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: January 23, 2023 10:19 a.m.
Date of death: September 23, 2022
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: November 10, 2022