Volunteer firefighter dies

Dawn Emery Ballantine of the Anderson Valley Fire Department, said 63-year-old Robert Roland died at 4 a.m. today. She said his death is believed to be heart related.

Ballantine said Roland was on a fire in the Hungry Hollow area of Nash Mill Road when he felt ill. A Cal Fire spokeswoman said they were informed a firefighter experienced respiratory difficulties Wednesday and died at the hospital but she had no further information.

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