Kentucky volunteer firefighter dies after severe burns

Kentucky volunteer firefighter dies after sustaining severe burns

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Lt. Arlie "Pooh" Hill died Sunday at a Cincinnati hospital. Hill was a Whitley Kentucky volunteer firefighter. Lt. Arlie "Pooh" Hill died Sunday at a Cincinnati hospital. Hill was a Whitley Kentucky volunteer firefighter.

WHITLEY, Ky. (WATE) - The Whitley Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Officials tell 6 News that Arlie "Pooh" Hill died Sunday evening at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. Hill succumbed to his injuries after being severely burned in a house fire back in August.

Since the accident, the community rallied around Hill and his family, even starting a Facebook page called "Prayers for Pooh."

Sunday, it was filled with condolences for the volunteer firefighter who many called a hero.

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