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RI fire captain dies after on-duty injury

Captain David Mowbray had been on medical leave since suffering a broken back earlier this year

By FireRescue1 Staff

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI — A R.I. fire captain died Saturday after falling ill.

North Kingstown Fire Department Captain David Mowbray, 52, was a 25-year veteran of the department and was on medical leave after suffering a broken back earlier this year, according to the USFA.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday.

Donations may be sent to the North Kingstown Fire Fighters Scholarship Fund in lieu of flowers.

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