Advertisement

Former Defreestville fire chief dies

March 11, 2019 12:55 PM

A former Capital Region fire chief passed away over the weekend.

Former Defreestville Fire Chief Ray Swart was a firefighter for more than 30 years -- and also served as chief of operations for the Waterford Rescue Squad.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

Swart had pancreatitis for over 20 years and was recently battling complications including sepsis.

He died Sunday.

He leaves behind a wife and two sons.

NewsChannel 13 is working to get information on funeral arrangments.

Credits

WNYT Staff

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement
Advertisement
Voters approve revised budget for Greater Johnstown School District

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Dems in 2020 launch

Latham woman gets sick at Dominican Republic resort

Cohoes man pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in death of friend

Limo company operator must submit DNA for Schoharie investigation

Advertisement