Officials: Firefighter dies after responding to Nyack bank

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Officials say a firefighter suffered a heart attack while responding to a call at a Chase Bank Monday morning in Nyack and later died.

Nyack fire crews responded to the bank on North Broadway around 8:30 a.m. after reports of a chemical spill. Officials say a battery in the bank's alarm system overheated, creating an odor.

The building was temporary evacuated until authorities deemed it safe.

The firefighter's identity has not yet been released.

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    Monday, December 18 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-12-18 16:30:59 GMT
    A chemical odor caused the evacuation of a bank in Nyack this morning.       Fire crews were called to the Chase bank on North Broadway around 8:30 a.m. after reports of a chemical spill.A chemical odor caused the evacuation of a bank in Nyack this morning.      Fire crews were called to the Chase bank on North Broadway around 8:30 a.m. after reports of a chemical spill.

    Officials say a battery in the bank's alarm system overheated creating an odor.

    Officials say a battery in the bank's alarm system overheated creating an odor.

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