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Firefighter’s death reflects mental health concerns in northern Saskatchewan

Aug. 10, 2018, Fond-du-lac, Sask. - For the second time in three years, the Fond-du-Lac fire department has lost one of its members to suicide. On Saturday, Frank Jr. McDonald, 22, took his own life, leaving behind several family members including his parents, siblings and a young daughter. He was a part of Fond-du-Lac's 14-member volunteer firefighting crew, which is scheduled to compete in a national competition on Saturday — a week after McDonald's death. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

August 10, 2018
By CBC News