PINE CITY , Minn. — Pine City firefighter Jeremy Jylka, 34, died Tuesday afternoon en route to a grass fire.
According to the Pine City Sheriffs Office, Jylka collapsed while riding in the fire truck on the way to a fire between Hinckley and Pine City . Jylka stopped breathing and another firefighter started to perform CPR.
Jylka, 34, was pronounced dead at Kanabec Hospital . He joined the fire department in 2007 and is survived by his wife, Kelly and their 4-year-old daughter, Anica.