Kansas firefighter dies after suffering injuries in fall

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WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say a Kansas firefighter has died from injuries suffered in a fall.

KSNT-TV reports that the Wamego Fire Department says John Randle died Tuesday. The department said in a news release that he was flown Monday to a Topeka hospital after falling while responding to a structure fire and putting out the blaze.

The release says he was “returning a fire apparatus to service” when he was injured but offered no other details.

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