GA firefighter dies in boating accident on Lake Tugaloo, department says

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GAINESVILLE, G.A. (WSPA) – A firefighter died over the weekend after a boating accident on Lake Tugaloo, the Gainesville Fire Department said.

27-year-old Firefighter/EMT Chandler Patterson died Saturday night while spending time with family and friends, department officials said on Facebook.

Flags will be flown at half-staff at Gainesville fire stations in his honor.

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