Detroit firefighter attacked while responding to emergency call
Posted: 5:03 PM, May 26, 2019
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DETROIT - MARCH 5: Firefighters battle an apartment fire March 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Dozens of residents were forced out of their homes by the early morning blaze on the west side of the city. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
DETROIT (WXYZ) — A Detroit firefighter was attacked when responding to an emergency call Sunday.
Officials say the firefighter and medic arrived to a scene where a person was in cardiac arrest. That firefighter attempted to help the person until they were told to discontinue treatment and pronounce the person dead.
A family member became upset and irate, then chased the firefighter out of the home and into the street.
Eventually, police arrived on the scene to conduct a death investigation and were able to take control of the scene.
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