Scott W. Dannheimer, Captain

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On Thursday, 12/20/18, Captain Scott Dannheimer, after working the scene of a structure fire, was in the seat of an engine performing after action duties when he collapsed.  CPR was immediately performed, and Dannheimer was transported to the hospital where he passed away a short time later.  The nature and cause of the fatal injury have not yet been reported.  Captain Dannheimer was a member of the Coal Township Fire Department/East End Fire Company, Station 120.

Department information

Coal Township Fire Department
924 W Wood ST
Coal Township, Pennsylvania 17866

Chief: Russell Feese

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

Age: 53
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 20, 2018 13:40
Date of death: December 20, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential