Longtime Norwalk firefighter dies after battle with brain cancer 

Feola joined the department in 2004. In 2011, he was promoted to deputy fire marshal.

Nicole Alarcon Soares

Nov 4, 2023, 12:19 AM

Updated 197 days ago

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Norwalk Fire Department Deputy Fire Marshal Luca Feola, known for his “enthusiasm and dedication” to the job, died from brain cancer, the department announced. He was 47.
Feola joined the department in 2004. In 2011, he was promoted to the fire marshal’s office in 2011.
In a statement, the Norwalk Fire Department said, "Luca's enthusiasm and dedication for the job as a firefighter was contagious. Through his efforts and hard work in the Fire Prevention Bureau, he undoubtedly made Norwalk's residents and businesses safer."
Mayor Harry Rilling issued a statement on the death of Feola on Saturday. It said, "The City of Norwalk is deeply saddened by the passing of Deputy Fire Marshal Luca Feola, a dedicated member of the Norwalk Fire Department, where he served for nearly 20 years. Luca grew up in Norwalk and had a passion for taking care of our community. He put his heart and soul into looking after our residents and spent a lot of time in our schools doing fire prevention work. I'm sending my deepest condolences to his family during this challenging time."


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