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LODD: S.D. volunteer firefighter dies after suffering medical emergency on scene

Fred Fedeler, 67, was a volunteer with the Chester Fire Department

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By Leila Merrill

LAKE COUNTY, S.D. — Lake County Firefighter Fred Fedeler, 67, died Saturday morning after suffering a medical emergency at the scene of a structure fire. He was a volunteer with the Chester Fire Department, KELO reported.

Emergency responders performed life-saving measures on Fedeler at the scene before he was transported to the Madison Hospital, where he died.

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