Lake County firefighter dies while on duty

Authorities in Lake County reported Saturday that a volunteer firefighter had died in the line of duty.

Lake County Emergency Managemer Kody Keefer says it happened Saturday morning when the firefighter suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a hog containment structure fire. CPR was started at the scene, and an on-site ambulance transported the firefighter to the Madison Hospital, where they passed away.

Details are limited at this time The name has not been released pending notification of family.


April 24, 2023