The Indianapolis Fire Department is mourning the loss of a firefighter that died following a medical issue after responding to a structure collapse Friday.
The Indianapolis Fire Department said Engineer Matthew Bennett died after complaining of chest pain while responding to a scene on Friday morning. The crews were called to the 5400 block of Brendan Park Drive around 10 a.m. Friday after a car drove into a home through the garage area.
While crews were responding to the call, Command learned that Bennett was in an ambulance complaining of chest pain. He was transported to the hospital and taken into surgery.
Bennett died Saturday afternoon despite the work of personnel and the medical team. He was surrounded by family when he died.
ThedDepartment is asking everyone to keep Bennett, his family and his IFD family in their thoughts as they grieve his unexpected death.