Firefighting, Health & Safety

Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies of Apparent Heart Attack

A 46-year-old Pennsylvania firefighter has died after an apparent heart attack.

The U.S. Fire Administration reported that Firefighter Timothy T. Peters of the Pine Grove Hose, Hook and Ladder Fire Co. No. 1 responded to a medical assistance call with his fire company on the afternoon of April 30, 2015.

Later that evening at 1930hrs, Peters was stricken by an apparent heart attack at his residence. Emergency responders were summoned and treated Peters then transported him to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injury.

He had 23 years of service.