A 19-year veteran of Georgia's Cobb County Fire Department died early Monday two hours after passing her physical training, officials said.
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"We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Firefighter Stacey Leigh Boulware during this difficult time," Cobb County fire Lt. Dan Dupree said in a statement to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Boulware, 44, responded to two incidents Monday, including a medical call that involved a full cardiac arrest, before she collapsed at Station 5 in Vinings, Dupree said.
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She was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where she later died.
Boulware had been with the department since June 1999. She was a longtime member of the Cobb County Fire Hazardous Materials Team and worked at various fire stations.
In 2015, Boulware received the Firehouse Magazine heroism award for rescuing a trapped occupant from an apartment fire. She shared the award with the Cobb County Fire Department.