Arkansas Firefighter Dies from Apparent Stroke

Poyen (AR) Fire Captain Dennis Channell, 54, reportedly suffered a stroke while on a medical call Sunday night and died Monday afternoon, according to a report on ArkansasMatters.com (http://bit.ly/1eQ3SNy).

This firefighter line-of-duty death is one of several so far this year resulting from medical problems. Earlier this week, a New York firefighter died from an apparent cardiac event. Last month, a a chief in Arkansas who suffered a heart attack at a call, while at least three other firefighters suffered heart attacks in January.

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