Trenton firefighter dies; was stricken during rescue

The Associated Press reports:

    A Trenton firefighter who suffered an apparent heart attack while rescuing a man from a burning home on Feb. 9 has died.

   Officials say Manny Rivera, 43, climbed a ladder to reach a man who was dangling from a window. The firefighter collapsed after bringing the man down and remained in a coma at
St. Francis Medical Center.

   Trenton Fire Director Richard Laird Jr. announced the death of the  father of five today.

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