Randy M. Hiti

Firefighter Hiti was at home when he and the members of his fire department were dispatched for a report of a medical emergency for an overdose. Firefighter Hiti began his response and collapsed in his garage.

A family member discovered Firefighter Hiti in the garage and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Department Information

Rice Lake Fire Department
4051 Martin Road
Duluth, Minnesota 55803

Chief: Scott Twining

Randy M. Hiti was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 57 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Feb 18, 2015 21:10
Date of Death: Feb 18, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Responding 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: Responding 
Fixed Property Use: Residential