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LODD: Iowa firefighter found unresponsive at station

Steven Paul Buser, 51, was exercising at the station after his shift when he was later found unresponsive

Duty Death: Steven Paul Buser - [Ames, Iowa]

By FireRescue1 Staff

AMES, Iowa — A firefighter died Friday after being found unresponsive at the fire station.

U.S. Fire Administration reported that Steven Paul Buser, 51, with the Ames Fire Department, responded to an emergency call Thursday and finished working his shift the next day. Buser stayed at the station to exercise, where he was alone.

Someone entered the fire station and found Buser unresponsive. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Buser was an 18-year veteran. We will update you once more information becomes available.


***Line of Duty Death*** It is with a heavy heart that we announce the Line of Duty Death of Ames Firefighter Steve...

Posted by Ames Fire Department on Friday, March 17, 2017


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