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29-year-old Madison firefighter dies in line of duty, official says

MADISON, Wis. (WISC) -- A 29-year-old Madison firefighter died Sunday morning, according to a news release.

Madison Fire Department spokeswoman Cynthia Schuster said Richard Garner collapsed suddenly in Mt. Pleasant shortly after completing his shift.

Garner joined the Madison Fire Department on Sept. 24, 2012, and served as a firefighter and EMT at station 5 until moving to station 10 and becoming a paramedic in 2017.

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