BREAKING: Savannah Firefighter Dies After Ramp Collapse on River Street

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Savannah — (WSAV) A Savannah Firefighter died after trying to rescue victims in the Savannah River.

Savannah Fire Chief Charles G. Middleton says Master Firefighter Michael Curry died in the line of duty.

He was helping victims after a ramp collapsed on River Street late this afternoon.  Curry says he suffered an apparent medical condition.

Emergency medical personnel attended Curry on the scene and were escorted in their transport of the firefighter to Memorial University Medical Center.

Curry passed away this afternoon.

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