LODD: Nev. asst. chief dies of heart attack

lodd

RENO, Nev. — An assistant chief died Thursday after suffering a fatal heart attack while on duty.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reported that Donovan Garcia Jr., 52, with the Hungry Valley Volunteer Fire Department, was participating in a wildland fire training when he collapsed. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

He had just been promoted to assistant chief in February.

A viewing is set from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at O’Brien-Rogers and Crosby Funeral Home, 600 W. Second St., in Reno, Nev. Services are planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hungry Valley Gymnasium, 9070 Eagle Canyon Drive.

SHARE THIS
Looking for a Great Selection of Quality Used Fire Engines, Aerials & Rescues?
Click Here for Command Fire Apparatus

Comments - Add Yours