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1 firefighter dead, 4 injured fighting Wis. theater fire

1 injured firefighter was transported by helicopter to hospital; 3 others were treated and released

Duty Death:


The St. Paul Pioneer Press

ABBOTSFORD, Wis. — Authorities say the firefighter who died battling a blaze at a historic Wisconsin theater also was a Marathon County sheriff's deputy.

Deputy Sheriff Jamison Kampmeyer and two other firefighters were trapped inside Abby Theatre in Abbotsford on Sunday.

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