Report: Veteran Detroit Firefighter Dies While on Duty

A veteran Detroit firefighter was found dead while on duty at a station in the city yesterday.

According to FOX 2, Sgt. Vince Smith, a 24-year veteran with Detroit Fire, died in his sleep at Engine 48. Smith was assigned to DFD Ladder 13 but he was pulling a duty shift overnight at Engine 48.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration report, Smith, 49, complained of not feeling well just before retiring for a rest period.

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