Firefighter suffers heart attack at Phoenixville blaze

January 23, 2014 6:41:35 AM PST
Officials say a firefighter suffered a heart attack after responding to a chimney fire in Phoenixville Borough, Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred just past 1:00 a.m. on the 900 block of Township Line Road.

The firefighter was responding to a chimney blaze when he took ill.

Officials say crews performed CPR and used an AED device to restore his pulse.

He was rushed to Phoenixville Hospital for further treatment.

So far, there is no word on his condition.


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