ST. MARYS, Ga. (WSVN) — A Georgia firefighter died unexpectedly while working his first shift.
The St. Marys Fire Department announced the death of 20-year-old Efren Media.
Officials said Medina was a newly hired firefighter and was working his first 24-hour shift when he passed away in his sleep while at the firehouse.
“He was known for his long-time passion for firefighting and his love of the fire service,” the department said.
Medina’s cause of death is currently unknown.
Loved ones have set up a GoFundMe page for Medina’s family.
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