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    Pennsylvania Fire Captain Falls Ill At Fire Station, Dies Of Likely Heart Attack

    Pennsylvania Fire Captain Falls Ill At Fire Station, Dies Of Likely Heart Attack


    Firehouse.com News
    Courtesy of The United States Fire Administration


    According to the United States Fire Administration, Thomas De Angelis, a Captain with the Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department, suffered an alleged heart attack on Wednesday, June 23.

    U.S.F.A. reports that Captain De Angelis was on shift Wednesday June 23, and after responding to a call, he returned to the firehouse at approximately 2am. He became ill, and was rushed to a local hospital. Later on that day, Captain De Angelis was pronounced dead.

    Preliminary tests indicate that Captain De Angelis died from a heart attack.



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    Funeral arrangements are as follows:
    The visitation for Captain De Angelis will be at the Anthony M. Musmanno Funeral Home, 700 Seventh Street, McKees Rocks, PA on Thursday, June 24 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Friday, June 25th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    A private firefighter memorial service is scheduled for Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

    A private funeral will also be held at the St. John of God Parish, Mother of Sorrows Church, McKees Rocks, PA.

    A memorial fund is being set up in honor of Captain De Angelis. Donations can be mailed to The Thomas De Angelis Memorial Fund, in care of Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department #2. The Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department can also be contacted directly at (412)771-0114.



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    De Angelis, Thomas

    Age: 40
    Cause of Death: Stress/Exertion
    Rank: Captain
    Nature of Death: Heart Attack
    Status: Volunteer
    Emergency Duty: Yes

    Incident Date: 06/23/2004
    Duty Type: Responding/Returning from Alarm
    Incident Time:
    Activity Type: Other
    Death Date: 06/23/2004
    Fixed Prop. Use: N/A

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department #2
    1460 Fleming Avenue
    McKees Rocks , Pennsylvania 15136
    Chief: Chief Dino A. De Angelis, Sr.

    Initial Summary:
    After returning from a 2 a.m. call on Wednesday, June 23rd, Captain De Angelis became ill and was taken to a hospital where he passed away. Cause of death is an apparent heart attack.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    The Thomas De Angelis Memorial Fund, in care of Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department #2.


    http://www.usfa.fema.gov/application...eath_year=2004

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