Officials: Stanly County firefighter found dead inside fire station

STANLY COUNTY, N.C. —A firefighter died Monday morning at a fire station in Stanly County.

Officials said Capt. James Alan Hicks responded to a fire in Stanly County with the National Guard Fire Department Sunday night. He died at the fire station before his shift ended Monday.

An official said an autopsy is pending, but believe he may have died from a heart attack.

Multiple fire departments responded to a fire on Camp Road in Stanly County around 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

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