Presho fire chief suffers medical problem at fire, dies

PRESHO, S.D. (AP Authorities say Presho's fire chief died over the weekend after experiencing a medical condition while fighting a fire.

The state Fire Marshal's Office says 54-year-old Donald Manger exited a vehicle and collapsed at a fire scene in rural Lyman County about 8:50 p.m. Saturday. He was given CPR at the scene and then taken to a Pierre hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Hickey Funeral Chapel in Chamberlain says Manger's funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Lyman Gardens in Presho, with burial in the Presho Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Presho.