Irondale firefighter released from hospital nearly 2 weeks after on-the-job heart attack
By Tachana Johnson
File photo of local firefighter. (abc3340.com)
IRONDALE, Ala. -- An Irondale firefighter who suffered a heart attack May 31 while working a house fire has been released from the hospital.A city spokesperson says the unidentified firefighter, who is expected to make a full recovery, was discharged Thursday from Trinity Medical Center, but he won't return to work for several more weeks per doctor's orders.The 33-year-old firefighter was performing an overhaul of a house fire when he went into cardiac arrest. He was treated at the scene then transported to the hospital, where he underwent "hypothermic therapy."
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