April 7, 2017 – Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Chief Scott Goldstein announced the line of duty death of career firefighter Charles “Rick” Gentilcore. FF Gentilcore was on duty at Burtonsville VFD Station 15 today when he was found unresponsive. Fellow firefighters began immediate treatment and he was transported to Holy Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The officer and members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department mourn the passing of a brother firefighter and ask that everyone keep FF Gentilcore’s family in their thoughts and prayers. Funeral details are pending.