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Rice Lake Township Firefighter Dies in the Line of Duty

February 19, 2015 11:06 PM

A solemn procession paid tribute to a fallen Rice Lake Township firefighter on Thursday night. The body of 57-year-old Randy Hiti, a 26-year veteran of the department, was escorted from Hibbing to Dougherty Funeral Home in Duluth.

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Fire Chief Scott Twining says Hiti was responding to a medical call on Wednesday night when he suffered a medical episode himself. Twining say it's still unclear what exactly Hiti's cause of death is. 

A visitation for Hiti is scheduled for Tuesday. It will be held at St. John's Catholic Church, located at 4230 St. Johns Ave, starting at 10 a.m. Hiti's funeral will follow at 11. 


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