Student Dies in Ontario Firefighter Training Exercise

A 30-year-old student died during a firefighter training event Sunday in Hanover, Ontario.

According to CTV News (, 12 students were taking part in an ice and water rescue training evolution being conducted by a private company.

Student Adam Robert Brunt became trapped under the ice during the training at approximately 1 p.m., and it took emergency responders 15 minutes to find Brunt and pull him from the fast-moving Saugeen River.

He was rushed to a hospital but was later pronounced dead.

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