Kansas Firefighter passes due to injuries sustained in October fire

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BAXTER SPRINGS, Kans. (KODE)— A firefighter with the Baxter Springs FD has passed due to injuries stemming from fighting a fire in October.

Firefighter Lt. Malachi Brown died Thursday morning in a Springfield Burn Unit.

Lt. Brown had been transferred to Springfield following his injuries sustained in a Baxter fire on October 15th.

He was placed in a medically induced coma and ventilator during his stay with burns covering 25% of his body.

Lt. Brown was a veteran in the department and is survived by his wife, Jessica and their three children.

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