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Veteran N.Y. FF suffers cardiac arrest at structure fire

Firefighter Daniel DeWolf had 32 years with the Fairville Volunteer Fire Department and was a past chief

By Bill Carey

ARCADIA, N.Y. The Fairville Volunteer Fire Department announced the death of one of its own firefighters during a fire on Jan. 21.

In a Facebook post, the department stated that Firefighter Daniel DeWolf experienced a medical emergency.

DeWolf had responded to a structure fire on Airville Maple Ridge Road. Wayne County Board of Supervisors Chairman Anthony Verno told WHAM that personnel on the scene saw DeWolf experiencing a medical emergency and initiated CPR and ALS treatment.

DeWolk was transported in cardiac arrest, according to Newark-Arcadia Emergency Medical Services, to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, where he died.

The fire department stated DeWolf was a 32-year veteran of the department and was a former line officer and past chief.

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