Texas firefighters, brothers, killed in crash honored during funeral service Sunday

Maxwell, Texas (KXAN) – The funeral of two brothers who died in an accident while returning home to fight wildfires was held Sunday.

Jonathan Coco, 25, and his brother Hunter, 21, were volunteers for the Maxwell Community Fire Department, and on June 20, a fire broke out outside Lockhart when their home hit another brush and overturned. Both Hunter and Jonathan, the driver of the other car, suffered minor injuries.

According to Lockhart police, an official issued a summons to the driver in the same manner as the quote.

Hundreds of people attended Sunday worship services, remembering the brothers’ service and sacrifices.

“They were great people,” said Martin Richie, with the Central Valley Volunteer Fire Department. We are talking about volunteers who get up at midnight.

On June 20, a funeral service was held for the brothers killed in the Lockhart accident. (KXAN Photo / Frank Martinez)

Ritche spoke of the brothers’ unselfishness and the time they spent serving the community.

Jonathan has been an assistant head of the department and has been a member since 2016 and the Savior has been a member for more than a year. Jonathan has worked as an animal control officer at the Buddha Police Department for the past four years.

The LPD and the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating the incident.

Donations may be made to the Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 216, Maxwell, Texas, 78656. The Central Texas 100 Club also announced the launch of the Survival Fund for the first time this year. Families. People can donate online and share messages to family, by donating to 3200 Steck Avenue, Suite 240, Austin, Texas 78757. Call the office at 512-345-3200; Or send “100clubcentex” to 44321.

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