Lacon-Sparland Firefighter Dies After Suffering Severe Burns
A Marshall County firefighter has died after suffering severe burns in a fire at a family property over the weekend.The Lacon-Sparland Fire Protection District says Chaise Mangold died from his injuries Thursday morning. He was receiving care in the burn unit at a Springfield hospital.
Mangold's father was also injured in the Saturday fire.
Mangold was a firefighter with the department for more than three years.
Nearly $25,000 has been raised on a GoFundMe for the family's expenses. Funeral arrangements haven't yet been announced.
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