Ohio Fire Captain Found Dead Following Call

A 54-year-old Ohio fire captain was found dead after responding to a call.

The U.S. Fire Administration reports that Townsend Township Fire Department Captain Charles “Chuck” Horning was found deceased on October 13, slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle, approximately eight hours after responding to a fire call with his fire department. The nature and cause of the fatal injury is still to be determined.

He had 19 years of service.