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Tenn. FF dies from heart attack shortly after answering emergency call

Henderson County Firefighter Richard “Rick” D. Miller served as a driver for Station 1 since 2021; he was 69 years old


Henderson County Fire Department

By Sarah Roebuck

LEXINGTON, Tenn. — A firefighter with the Henderson County Fire Department died of a heart attack on Friday, the department announced.

Firefighter Richard “Rick” D. Miller had answered an emergency call shortly before his death, the department said.

Miller served as a driver for Station 1 since 2021. He was 69 years old.

“Not only have we lost an active and dedicated firefighter who was committed to serving his community, but a personal friend because of the close ties among fellow firefighters,” the department said in a statement.