Firefighter goes down during training

A Bascom firefighter collapsed during training at the station Sunday morning.

Chief Harry Miller of Bascom Joint Fire District said the firefighter, whom he declined to identify, was taken by Bascom EMS to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and had been released by Sunday evening.

Miller said firefighter training is being offered at the fire station 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. The firefighter got light-headed and collapsed during physical training, he said.

The county’s Echo unit also responded to the incident.