Illinois Deputy Fire Chief Collapses, Dies News

Posted: Tue, 09/21/2010 - 10:40am
Updated: Tue, 09/21/2010 - 10:54am

An Illinois deputy fire chief collapsed and died yesterday while exercising at the station, according to the USFA.

Deputy Fire Chief Mark Johnson of the Hinsdale Fire Department collapsed about 4:30 p.m.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Johnson, 55, had been on an EMS call earlier in the day.

He served with the department for 24 years.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service