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LODD: Pa. fire captain dies after suffering medical emergency

Rostraver Volunteer Fire Department veteran fire captain Michael Godzak, who served with the department for nearly 50 years, died after responding to a call

Duty Death: Michael Godzak - [Rostraver, Pennsylvania]


By FireRescue1 Staff

ROSTRAVER, Pa. — A veteran fire captain died Sunday after responding to a call.

CBS Pittsburgh reported that Rostraver Volunteer Fire Department First Captain Michael Godzak, who had served with the department for nearly 50 years, died from an undisclosed medical emergency.

“It’s gonna be a great loss around here,” Rostraver VFD President Richard Painter said. “One of those guys that everybody liked. Nobody had anything bad to say about him.”

Godzak began working with the department in 1970 and served as fire chief for eight years.

 

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