Line of Duty Deaths

Cape May County Fire Departments

8 Cape May County Firefighters have died in the Line of Duty.

They have been memorialized at the
Cape May County Public Safety Memorial
at Crest Haven Road and US Route 9.

Joseph R. Walto
Wildwood Fire Company No. 1
December 25, 1943

Charles Bonner
Wildwood Fire Department
September 23, 1952

Thomas A. Thompson
Avalon Fire Company
June 29, 1956

Jesse Creamer
Fire Chief
Belleplain Fire Company
March 20, 1969

Curtis Corson, Sr.
Seaville Fire Company
May 10, 1979

George A. Ciliberto
Ocean City Fire Department
January 22, 1994

Robert “Ockie” Wisting
Rio Grande Fire Company
February 23, 2006  [Detail of LODD]

Arthur E. Treon
CMC Fire Coordinator
Past Chief – Town Bank Fire Company
November 19, 2015