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Fire Chief Peite Dies In The Line Of Duty
March 14, 2014

Michigan - While participating in pumper training at the fire department, Fire Chief Peite began to not feel well but thought it was not serious. While attending classes at the University of Wisconsin-Superior the following morning, Peite suffered a heart attack. Fire Chief Peite was treated and transported to the hospital but succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: N10892 Lake RD, Ironwood, MI 49938.

Age: 43
Rank: Fire Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident Date: Mar 4, 2014 18:30
Date of Death: Mar 5, 2014
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Activity Type: Other
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Training
Fixed Property Use: Store/Office

Department Information

Ironwood Township Volunteer Fire Department
N10892 Lake RD
Ironwood, Michigan 49938
Chief: Mike Nelson

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