Larry Marusik, Firefighter

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On behalf of Fayette County Office of Emergency Management, the Caldwell County Office of Emergency Management has reported the death of Firefighter Larry Marusik. Firefighter Marusik passed away at the Brooke Army Medical Center on March 23, 2018, from injuries sustained while battling a large grass fire on March 10, 2018.

Incident Location: Vicinity of Ellinger, TX 78644 (U.S. National Grid: 14R QU 2192 0324 )

Department information

Ellinger Volunteer Fire Department
Fayette County Office of Emergency Management
151 North Washington ST #301
La Grange, Texas 78945

Chief: Emergency Management Coordinator Janet Carrigan

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

Age: 68
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: March 10, 2018
Date of death: March 23, 2018
Cause of death: Caught or Trapped
Nature of death: Burns
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property