LODD: Mich. firefighter-EMT dies during training exercise

Ron Savage, 63, was well-known throughout his community as a firefighter-EMT and news anchor and reporter

Duty Death: Ron Savage - [Southfield, Michigan]

End of Service: 02/25/2017


By EMS1 Staff

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — A volunteer firefighter died Saturday after suffering a cardiac emergency during a training exercise. 

Milford volunteer firefighter and news reporter Ron Savage, 63, was well-known throughout the community. He was scheduled to complete a stair climb Sunday, reported FOX2.

“Ron was a shining example of an individual who gave everything he had to his family, community and to FOX2. He was a consummate professional serving as both our weekend anchor and late evening reporter. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time," the news station said in a statement.

 

Here are a few photos of our fallen brother. Thank everyone for the overwhelming support from our community and surrounding areas. We love hearing and seeing your memories of how Ron has touched your lives.

Posted by Milford Fire Department on Saturday, February 25, 2017
 

Going Up? With Milford Fire & FOX 2 Detroit I'll see you at the top of the tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere,...

Posted by Ron Savage on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 

Join the discussion

logo for print