Mississippi Fire Chief Dies After Falling Ill at Blaze

A fire chief in Mississippi who fell ill while at the scene of a structure fire Monday later died.

Centreville Fire Chief Nolan "Goat" Pittman died a short time after arriving at a local hospital, according to the USFA.

Reports indicated Pittman, 45, and another firefighter, who also didn't feel well, went to the hospital on their own accord.

Pittman, who apparently walked into the emergency room,  died a short time later. The cause of death has not been determined.

The Centreville Fire Department was dispatched at 3:17 a.m. Monday for a structure fire.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

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