Firefighter Training

Michigan Fire Chief Dies Following Training

Ironwood (MI) Fire Chief Jamie A. Peite suffered a fatal heart after participating in pumper training last week.

The U.S. Fire Administration reports that he thought it was not serious. While attending classes at the University of Wisconsin-Superior the following morning, Peite suffered a heart attack.

Fire Chief Peite was treated and transported to the hospital but succumbed to his injury.