Michael Christopher Malinowski, Sr.
Morton-Rutledge Volunteer Fire Company Station 13
Years of Service: 24
Date of Incident: December 2, 2019
Date of Death: December 3, 2019
On Monday, December 2, 2019, at approximately 2000hrs., Captain Michael Christopher Malinowski responded to a call of reported downed wires and trees. After returning to the station, he complained to his fellow firefighters that he wasn’t feeling well. The next day, Tuesday, December 3, 2019, while at work, he became ill and was immediately taken to the hospital where he passed away a short time later from an apparent heart attack.