Firefighter Fatality Notification – Joseph Nealon, Jr.

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Joseph Nealon, Jr.



Newport Township Fire Department
Nanticoke, PA

On Saturday, May 30, 2020, Firefighter/Chaplain Joseph Nealon, Jr. experienced a medical emergency while on-duty at the firehouse.  He was immediately transported to the local hospital where he passed away.  The cause of his death has not yet been determined.

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Status: Part-Time (Paid)

Years of Service: 13

Date of Incident: May 30, 2020

Date of Death: May 30, 2020


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