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Streetsboro firefighter collapses during training

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Jan 09, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-10 21:36:54-05

STREETSBORO, Ohio — The Streetsboro Fire Department said one of its firefighters was hospitalized Monday after he collapsed during EMS training.

According to the department, firefighter Chris Fredmonsky collapsed just before noon and immediately received first aid by a doctor who was giving a presentation at the department.

Fredmonsky was taken to University Hospitals Portage Medical Center for cardiac treatment, the department said.

As of Tuesday night, he's been removed from the ventilator he was on and is now awake and was able to talk to his family and friends.

He remains in the ICU.

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