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Firefighter suffers fatal heart attack at scene of Sproat Lake barn fire

July 20, 2020
By The Times Colonist

July 20, 2020, Sproat Lake, B.C. – A Sproat Lake volunteer firefighter has died of a heart attack after arriving to tackle a large barn fire. Lt. Ron Suits, 69, had just arrived at the fire Thursday and begun to nurse water to the fire engine that crews were using to douse the flames when he suffered a heart attack, said Sproat Lake Fire Chief Mike Cann. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE