AK Firefighter Dies After Shift

Firefighter fatality

The U.S. Fire Administration released a notice on the death of a 37-year-old firefighter in Alaska who passed away after working a shift.

Engineer Justin Hansen of the Central Mat-Su (AK) Fire Department worked a 24-hour shift, ending the morning of Sunday, June 27, 2021. While on-duty, Engineer Hansen responded to both fire and EMS calls. A few hours after returning home, Engineer Hansen was found deceased. The cause of his death was cardiac-related.

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