Former fire chief dies helping family in Northampton Co.

September 2, 2013 10:01:29 AM PDT
Officials say a former fire chief helping a family clear away brush in Northampton County, Pennsylvania fell off a cliff and died Sunday.

56-year-old Barry Stires was tossing branches over a steep cliff off Rim Road in Bethlehem Township when he slipped and fell about 60 feet.

He was rushed to the hospital but died from severe head injuries.