Tenn. Firefighter Dies on Duty in Station

Capt. Richard Floersch, 56, was a 36-year veteran with the department.


A Tennessee firefighter collapsed, and died on duty Wednesday.

Milan Fire Capt. Richard Floersch, 56, suffered an apparent heart attack in the firehouse.

Fire Chief James Fountain told reporters Floersch was a 36-year veteran of the department.

Fountain calls Floersch's death a great loss for the city.

Funeral arrangements are pending.