The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Randy Hiti, 57, of the Rice Lake Fire Department on February 18, 2015.
Firefighter Randy Hiti was responding to a medical emergency call when he suffered a medical episode and passed away from injuries sustained. The cause of death remains under investigation.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Randy Hiti at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 12 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/statistics
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.