LODD: Tenn. Capt. suffers heart attack, dies on duty

Fire Capt. Richard Floersch, 56, was a 36-year veteran firefighter of the Milan Fire Department


GIBSON CO. Tenn. — A fire captain died while on duty Wednesday morning after suffering a heart attack.

WBBJ reported that Capt. Richard Floersch, 56, a 36-year veteran firefighter of the Milan Fire Department, was working a 24-hour shift when he had the heart attack.

Fire Chief James Fountain said Capt. Floersch’s death is a great loss for the city, according to the report.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

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