|Agency||Maryville Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||[Unknown]|
|Age Range||46 to 50|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||12/25/1950|
|Cause of Death||Vehicle collision|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On December 25th, 1950, assistant chief Albert Hrubetz II of the Maryville Fire Department died in the line of duty.
On the evening of December 25th, 48-year-old Albert Hrubetz was killed in a traffic accident while returning to Maryville from helping to fight a commercial fire in Collinsville. His car went out of control and struck a tree. Hrubetz was a 30 year veteran of the fire department.
“100,000 Loss in Collinsville Fire,” Mt. Vernon Register-News, December 26, 1950.
“Author’s Memoir set in 1930s Maryville,” The Edwardsville Intelligencer, June 4, 2006.
Maryville Fire Station memorial dedication, May 21, 1994.