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Assistant fire chief dies in building collapse

Jamie Middlebrook (New Carlisle Fire Department) Jamie Middlebrook (New Carlisle Fire Department)

NEW CARLISLE, IN (WAVE) – An Indiana fire chief has died in the line-of-duty.

New Carlisle Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebrook, 41, was killed in a building collapse just before midnight on Tuesday, August 5.

Middlebrook had been a volunteer member for 22 years and worked as an EMT with New Carlisle, which is about 10 miles west of South Bend.

Middlebrook's father, Bob, has been a member of the department for approximately 40 years and was on scene with his son when the building collapsed.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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