Alejandro Castro

Pump Operator/Paramedic Castro was found unresponsive while on-duty inside of Brownsville Fire Station 8. The cause of death was a heart attack.

Incident Location: Fire station No.8, 1800 block of Capt. Foust Rd. (U.S. National Grid: 14R PP 5902 7128)

Department Information

Brownsville Fire Department
625 E 12th ST
U.S. National Grid: 14R PP 5054 6570
Brownsville, Texas 78520

Chief: Leonardo L. Perez

Alejandro Castro was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 40 
Rank: Pump Operator/Paramedic 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Nov 16, 2014 22:30
Date of death: Nov 16, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Store/Office