While participating in pumper training at the fire department, Fire Chief Peite began to not feel well but thought it was not serious. While attending classes at the University of Wisconsin-Superior the following morning, Peite suffered a heart attack. Fire Chief Peite was treated and transported to the hospital but succumbed to his injury.
Incident Location: N10892 Lake RD, Ironwood, MI 49938 (U.S. National Grid: 15T YM 1828 5264)
Ironwood Township Volunteer Fire Department
N10892 Lake RD
U.S. National Grid: 15T YM 1828 5264
Ironwood, Michigan 49938
Chief: Mike Nelson
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.