Lake County volunteer firefighter dies after medical emergency

Officials say a Summerville firefighter died after suffering a medical emergency Monday.
Authorities in Lake County reported on Saturday that a volunteer firefighter had died in the line of duty.(Live 5)
Published: Apr. 22, 2023 at 7:00 PM CDT
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MADISON, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Authorities in Lake County reported on Saturday that a volunteer firefighter had died in the line of duty.

According to Lake County Emergency Management Kody Keefer, it happened on Saturday morning when the firefighter suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a hog containment structure fire. CPR was started at the scene, and an on-site ambulance transported the firefighter to the Madison Hospital, where they passed away.

Details are limited at this time, and further information will be provided pending family notification.