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Two firefighters carried him out of the home within 20 seconds, but he had no pulse and wasn't breathing.
Autopsy findings included cardiomegaly, biventricular myocardial thickening, and left ventricular dilation. Two main arteries had calcified atherosclerotic plaque. The left anterior descending artery had significant stenosis.
Nelsonville Division of Fire, in Ohio, reports on the death of one if its firefighters during a structure fire.
Firefighter failed to respond to a call and was found unconscious on the hallway floor.
The firefighter's past medical history was significant for epilepsy and smoking.
The firefighter admitted that he was nauseous, had a tingling sensation in his arm, and had chest pain.