Alburtis' mayor passes away

Posted: 11:04 AM EDT Oct 22, 2012   Updated: 8:00 AM EDT Oct 23, 2012

A Lehigh County mayor who was also a volunteer fire fighter has passed away.  
The Alburtis Fire Department announced on FaceBook Monday that Mayor Bob Mader has died at the age of 76.

Mader was mayor for the past five years.

The fire department says he was a volunteer firefighter for nearly 40 years and served as a mentor for many of the other volunteers.

Funeral arrangements are pending.