Lillington, N.C. — A Harnett County firefighter died Monday after responding to a fire, authorities said.
Donald "Donnie" Suggs, 55, was assistant chief of the Summerville Fire Department in Lillington. He had been with the department for more than a decade.
He collapsed at home shortly after the fire, authorities said. It wasn't clear whether the fire played a role in Suggs' death.
A visitation is planned for Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at O'Quinn Peebles Funeral Home in Lillington. A funeral is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Lillington Baptist Church. Burial will follow at West View Memorial Gardens.