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Kevin “Bubba” M. Malukas

Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief Kevin M. “Bubba” Malukas responded to a vehicle accident on Sunday, March 7, 2021.  After returning home, he suffered a heart attack and passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021.

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

Department information

Coal Township Fire Department
921 W Wood Street
Coal Township, Pennsylvania 17866

Chief: Russell Feese

Age: 59
Rank: Deputy Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: March 7, 2021 5:15 p.m.
Date of death: March 8, 2021
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Incident Command
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Street/Road

Last updated: March 11, 2021

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