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New York Firefighter Dies After Falling Ill During Training

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A firefighter in New York State has died after falling ill during a training session over the weekend, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

Homer (NY) Firefighter Robert Bush, 49, fell ill during fire department training on October 19, 2019. Other firefighter department members immediately provided medical assistance to Firefighter Bush and then transported him to a local hospital.

Despite revival efforts, Firefighter Bush passed away at the hospital. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined.