Tribute Video: Death of Pa. Firefighter Stirs Thoughts

A local TV reporter created a tribute following the death of Factoryville, Pa. Assistant Chief Russ Gow


The death of an assistant chief in Factoryville, Pa. hit the community hard last week, and a local TV station did more than just cover the story. 

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Assistant Chief Russ Gow, 58, collapsed and died while operating at a fire last week in Wyoming County.

Mike Stevens, a freelancer with WNEP, was touched by Gow's death.

The station reported it gave him a chance "to pause and reflect on all the brave volunteers who answer the call of duty every day."