Georgian firefighter Tornike Kiparoidze died while on duty early Thursday morning, Georgia’s Emergency Management Service announced.
“Tornike Kiparoidze died while on duty. He fell down the fire ladder and was rushed to a medical facility by an ambulance brigade. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries.
Tornike Kiparoidze worked in the fire-rescue forces for a year. He leaves behind a wife and a child. The Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs extends its condolences to the family and shares their grief”, reads the announcement.