|Agency||Maryville Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Volunteer|
|Age Range||41 to 45|
|Date of Birth||7/30/1925|
|Date of Death||12/25/1966|
|Cause of Death||[Unknown]|
|Nature of Death||[Unknown]|
|Attribute of Death||Smoke inhalation|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On December 25th, 1966, assistant fire chief of the Maryville Volunteer Fire Department, Peter A. Vallino died in the line of duty.
On December 25th, Collinsville and Maryville firefighters responded to a fire in a Collinsville tavern. Peter Vallino was overcome with smoke inhalation and was pronounced dead at 8:25 p.m. on arrival at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Vallino was a foreman in the brass mill at Olin-Mathieson Chemical Corporation, where he had been employed for twenty years.
He was survived by his mother, two sisters, and one brother.
“Obituaries,” The Edwardsville Intelligencer, December 27, 1966.
“Smoke Inhalation Fatal to Chief Collinsville,” Terre Haute Tribune, December 26, 1966.