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Baltimore Paramedic Dies After Becoming Ill While On Duty

A city paramedic had died after being hospitalized just a few days earlier, according to the Chief of the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department, reports CBS Baltimore (

Chief Randy Kuenzli says Firefighter Nick Hemingway was hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest late Tuesday afternoon while on duty as a paramedic with the Baltimore City Fire Department. Kuenzli reports Hemingway was feeling ill throughout the day before being hospitalized.

Hemingway was a member of the Liberty Heights Fire Department in the city along with other departments including the volunteer department in Bladenburg.

Hemingway graduated the academy in recruit class 14-02.