Chester Volunteer Fire Department
Chester, South Dakota
Years of service: 18
Date of incident: April 22, 2023
Date of death: April 22, 2023
On Saturday, April 22, 2023, Firefighter Fred Fedeler was at the scene of an agricultural facility fire when he suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately treated at the scene and then rushed to the Madison Regional Health System. He passed away a short time later from an apparent heart attack.