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Wamego firefighter dies after fall at station

January 3, 2018

WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) — Wamego fire officials say a firefighter died after a fall at a fire station.

The department said John Randle died Tuesday from injuries he suffered Monday.

Randle had returned to the station after helping to fight a structure fire early Monday. The department says in a release that he fell while he was returning a fire apparatus to service.

Randle was airlifted to a Topeka hospital, where he died on Tuesday.

Further details were not immediately released.

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