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Northumberland County Firefighter Dies After Responding to Fire

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A firefighter from Northumberland County passed away on Thursday. The coroner tells Newswatch 16 Scott Dannheimer, 53 of Shamokin, wa...

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A firefighter from Northumberland County passed away on Thursday.

The coroner tells Newswatch 16 Scott Dannheimer, 53 of Shamokin, was pronounced dead at a local hospital after responding to a fire in Coal Township.

He was found unresponsive in the cab of the firetruck and transported to the hospital.

Dannheimer was a firefighter with East End Fire Company.

According to the coroner, an autopsy is scheduled for Friday.