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Milan Firefighter Dies on Duty

GIBSON CO. Tenn.- City leaders in Milan confirm Captain Richard Floersch, 56, died while on duty, Wednesday morning.

Fire Chief James Fountain said Floersch was working a 24-hour shift. He suffered the heart attack while at the fire house. Floersch was a 36-year veteran of the department.

Chief Fountain calls Floersch's death a great loss for the city.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.