Ariz. Firefighter Dies During Wildland Pack Test

Lt. Bobby Mollere, 61, collapsed during the fitness exam Saturday.


A fire lieutenant with the Hellsgate Fire Department in Star Valley died while performing a Wildland Pack Test on Saturday.

Lt. Bobby Mollere, 61, collapsed on the Payson High School track, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

Firefighters found him in cardiac arrest and began immediate treatment at the scene.

He was rushed to Payson Regional Medical Center, but they were unable to resuscitate him.