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John “Andy” Andrew Kuchar III


Sergeant Andy Kuchar was injured while performing station duties on 03/02/2020. Since that time, he was off work as a result of the injury. Sergeant Kuchar recently underwent surgery for the injury and passed away at his residence on 04/16/2020. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined.

Incident Location: 6050 Firehouse Drive, Burlington, KY 41005

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

Department information

Burlington Fire Protection District
6050 Firehouse Drive
Burlington, Kentucky 41005

Chief: Jeff Barlow

Age: 43
Rank: Sergeant
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 2, 2020 14:30
Date of death: April 16, 2020
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: April 20, 2020

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