• MARIN'S FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS

    MARIN'S FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS

    Honoring Those Who Sacrificed

Fallen Firefighter:

George Cavallero

George Cavallero

1918-1969

Novato Fire Protection District

Heart Attack While Responding to Fire

 


Novato fire Chief George J. Cavallero was responding to an arson fire at the old Burdell mansion, now Olompali State Park.  He suffered a heart attack and crashed and died.  Chief Cavallero is honored with a plaque outside the Novato Fire Protection District's administrative building.