USFA: Minnesota Firefighter Dies During Call

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
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


Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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