Video: Line of Duty Death in Illinois, Fire Chief Struck

We are sad to report the passing of Medora, IL Fire Chief Kenneth Lehr. Chief Lehr was struck and killed by fire apparatus that was backing. Our sincere condolences to those involved. Here is more on the story.

WGN – “A longtime fire chief of a small Illinois town is killed in a freak accident while on-duty.

Medora Fire Chief Kenneth Lehr and other firefighters were in the process of shutting down a highway when a fellow firefighter backed up a truck and hit the chief.

The 59-year-old Lehr had been chief since 2006.

He served with the department for 20 years, and also made himself available for the ambulance district.”…Continue Reading Here

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