South Dakota Firefighter Dies During Fire

By Bill Carey
23 April 2023

LAKE COUNTY, South Dakota – A South Dakota volunteer firefighter was stricken while fighting a structure fire on Saturday, 22 April.

KELO and Dakota News Now reported that the firefighter suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a hog containment structure fire. CPR was started and he was transported to the Madison Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Not other details were reported.

Published by Data Not Drama

Data Not Drama is writings that provide a point of critical thought about firefighter fatality data and education, line of duty deaths, and risk. The main focus is to encourage less risk aversion and better knowledge on the subject of firefighter fatalities in firefighters, fire departments, and fire service organizations.

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