Andhra Pradesh: Private firefighter dies of cardiac arrest in Anantapur district

TIRUPATI: A private firefighter died of cardiac arrest after a nearby firefighting operation on Sunday.

According to the Penukonda Police, after a fire broke out at a metal and wood scrap godown near Ramapuram village in Penukonda mandal, fire tenders along with private fire services personnel from the nearby factories were first rushed to the spot to douse the fire .

After the private fire services personnel along with state fire services department doused fire , a private fire man identified as Parandhaman who took part in the fire fighting activities at the spot, suffered a cardiac arrest and was rushed to the local hospital where he was declared as dead.

The 48-year-old deceased works as a manager at a leading manufacturing unit near Penukonda.