East Texas volunteer firefighter passes away while battling fire

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TITUS COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – An East Texas firefighter sadly passed away Monday night while battling a fire in Titus County.

Ross Eastbrook, a member of the Tri-Lakes Volunteer Fire Department (TLVFD), collapsed while the department was servicing a structure fire.

A statement said that Eastbrook and the TLVFD were assisting the Mount Pleasant Department, but did not specify where.

The State Fire Marshal will conduct a line-of-duty death investigation, which is standard procedure.

“We are grateful as our thoughts and prayers remain with the Estabrook family.”

Mount Pleasant Texas Fire Department

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