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North Carolina fire chief dies after training session

June 5, 2018

ENGLEHARD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fire chief has died after a training session.

WITN-TV in Greenville reports Hyde County Emergency Services says Engelhard Fire & Rescue Chief Tony Spencer III went into cardiac arrest at his home following a hose certification class last Thursday.

Emergency officials say his wife performed CPR on him before he was flown to a Norfolk, Virginia, hospital, where he died Sunday.

Spencer, who was 51, had spent more than 30 years in public service. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

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Information from: WITN-TV, http://www.witn.com/

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