Van Buren Township retired fire chief dies after battling health issues and COVID-19

  • Source: WDIV-TV NBC 4 Detroit
  • Published: 05/08/2020 12:36 PM

Van Buren Township retired fire chief David Cameron McInally died Friday, May 1 after battling health issues and the coronavirus. “It is with deep regret and great sorrow we report the death of Retired Fire Chief David Cameron McInally, known to his friends and co-workers as Cameron and the father of Fire Marshall David McInally II,” said Alysha Albrecht, a spokesperson for Van Buren Charter Township, in an email sent Friday announcing the news. Chief McInally passed away last Friday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital after battling health issues and complications with COVID-19. “We’ve lost one of our public safety family members, please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers,” said Van Buren Township, director of public safety, Gregory M. Laurain.


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