Firefighter dies after falling off fire truck ladder in Batumi

  • Tornike Kiparoidze had been working in the Emergency Management Service as a firefighter for one year. Photo: reginfo.ge.

Agenda.ge, 11 Feb 2021 - 14:43, Tbilisi,Georgia

Firefighter Tornike Kiparoidze, a father of one, has died after falling off a fire truck ladder when he was trying to extinguish a fire in Georgia’s Black Sea city of Batumi today.

The press office of the Emergency Management Service reports that the firefighter was transported to a local hospital by  emergency vehicle, but doctors were unable to save him.

Tornike Kiparoidze had been working in the Emergency Management Service as a firefighter for a year. 

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