LODD: Neb. fire chief dies of heart attack after responding to EMS call

Boys Town Fire & Rescue Chief John Sing, 67, collapsed at the fire station after returning from an emergency medical call early Monday morning

Duty Death: John Sing - [Boys Town, Nebraska]

End of Service: 11/11/2019


by FireRescue1 Staff

BOYS TOWN, Neb. — A 67-year-old fire chief died after suffering a heart attack upon returning from an EMS call Monday.

Boys Town Fire & Rescue Chief John Sing collapsed at the station after returning from the 2 a.m. call, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. He was immediately taken to a hospital where he passed away.

Sing joined the Boys Town Fire Brigade in 1971 and led the effort to upgrade it to a municipal fire department, according to KETV NewsWatch 7.

During his career, Sing also served as the director of the Boys Town Fire and Safety Department and launched a Fire Cadet program.

 

It is with a very heavy heart that we share this news. Chief John Sing, Safety Director and Chief of the Boys Town Fire...

Posted by Boys Town on Monday, November 11, 2019

 

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