Cavour Volunteer Fire Department
Cavour, South Dakota
Years of service: 27
Date of incident: September 4, 2023
Date of death: September 4, 2023
On Monday, Sept, 4, 2023, Chief Josh Kogel responded to a structure fire at the Hurd Alignment and Services building. While outside the burning building at the fire apparatus, he experienced a medical emergency and collapsed. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The cause of his death has yet to be determined.