• Caney firefighter dies after responding to grass fire

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    CANEY, Kan. - Caney Volunteer Firefighter Cliff Sanders, 55, died early Thursday after having collapsed at the Caney Fire Station while responding to a fire page for a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.

    Sanders was first transported to a hospital in Tulsa where he died several hours later.

    According to Caney Fire Department spokesperson Billy Kolb, this is the first line of duty death for the Caney Volunteer Fire Department.

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