Harold Frey, 46, a firefighter with the Sandown (NH) Fire Department, suffered a heart attack during ice rescue training and died on January 16, 2011.
Reports indicate Frey complained of shortness of breath as he emerged from training in the Exeter River; he subsequently collapsed and was taken to a medical center about 20 minutes away.
Frey, a longtime firefighter in Epping, had joined the Sandown Fire Department only a few months ago. The State Fire Marshal is investigating the death.
Read more on the incident fromt the Boston Globe HERE.
More articles on ice and water rescues:
- Drill of the Week: Water Rescue
- The Use of Airboats in Ice and Water Rescue Emergencies
- More Ice and Water Rescue
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