FRIENDSHIP, Okla. – A firefighter with the Friendship, Oklahoma, Volunteer Fire Department died in the line of duty earlier this week.
According to the Altus Fire Department, Friendship fire crews responded to a house fire near Altus Friday.
Officials say 54-year-old Friendship Fire Department Assistant Chief Madison “Maddy” Lee Clinton Jr. was tragically killed.
Clinton was “performing suppression operations on a structure fire” when during the operation, “the structure collapsed on Assistant Chief Clinton pinning him under the roof of the structure.”
His funeral will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Altus First Baptist Church.