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    Thumbs down Newark, NJ LODD 7-26-07

    The fire actually occurred on Monday, but he died this morning at University Hospital, Newark. I believe he was assigned to L9, but the news didn't advise. George Wendt has more info, I'm sure. George, you on the air?



    Newark-WABC, July 26, 2007) - Cornelius Knowlton was fighting a fire on Monday when he complained of back and neck pain. Those pains were really symptoms of a heart attack, a heart attack that he would not recover from.

    New Jersey reporter Toni Yates is live in Newark with the story.
    We spoke to a Newark city official but they are not releasing much information on the firefighter. However, we do know that Cornelius Knowlton is 37-years-old, but the exact cause of his death has not been determined.

    Outside the Newark station where he works, they've placed a bunting to honor him.

    While responding to a fire on Monday, Eyewitness News is told he complained of having pain in his neck and back. He was taken to University Hospital where doctors said he suffered a heart attack. Knowlton died this morning.

    He's been with the department for 14 years. He leaves behind a wife and three kids.

    The city and fire department will continue to gather more information to release later on. Stay with Eyewitness News and 7online.com for the latest on this story.

    (Copyright 2007 WABC-TV)


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    RIP brother.

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    Rest easy brother.

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    RIP brother and my condolences to his family and the brothers and sisters in Newark.

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    Rest in Peace Brother Knowlton.
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    Rest in Peace.

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    Our deepest sympathies. The post has been forwarded to the news team, currently at the Expo, as soon as it was seen.

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    Rest In Peace, Brother. My thoughts and prayers go out to the memebrs of the Newark FD and to all the family and friends of Firefighter Cornelius Knowlton.

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    Damn. Another Brother lost.

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    Terrible news,
    RIP Brother, thoughts and Prayers to his family and colleagues.

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    RIP Brother.
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    Good night, and sleep well Brother. Rest In Peace!!

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    Rest easy bro

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    My deepest sympathies to Brother Knowlton's family.

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    This is seeming like almost a daily event lately, with Charleston, NY, Contra Costa, a pilot in California, the EMTs and more .... *sigh* Sad times.

    My condolences to the Newark Fire Department and the Knowlton family for their sad loss.

    Sleep with angels, Cornelius

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    God Bless and Rest in Peace Brother. You and Your Family will be in My Prayers.

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    Rest easy, Brother....
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    condolences to his family and friends.may he rest in peace.
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    My prayers go out to Cornelius Knowlton's family, friends and brothers at his station.

    Rest In Peace Brother Cornelius.

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