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Charles Allen Weber, Sr.


Firefighter Weber collapsed due to a heart attack in quarters immediately after having returned from a call. After returning to the station, he began storing his gear and collapsed.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Charles Allen Weber, Sr. was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Violetville Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 7359
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

Chief: Captain John A. Purkey, Jr.

Age: 48
Rank: President
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: February 28, 1997
Date of death: February 28, 1997
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: June 13, 2012