It is with a sad heart that the Chief of Department regrets to announce the death of Active Duty Firefighter Martin Kukkula Group 4 Fire Alarm after a long battle with an illness.
Marty began his career in April of 1988 and was a staple Firefighter at the Oak Hill Station until he was recently moved to the dispatch center.
Marty was one of the hardest working most dedicated Firefighters over his 34-year career.
At the time of his passing, Marty was the most Senior Firefighter in the Department, earning Badge #1.
Marty was loved by all and will be truly missed.
More information to follow, please keep Marty and his family in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace...
The fire department did not release any information on his funeral arraignment.