Firefighter dies of injuries suffered fighting Pleasanton, Kan. fire

Firefighter Joshua Haynes, 35, served 17 years on the Linn County Rural Fire Dept
Linn County Kansas Rural Firefighter Josh Haynes.

LINN COUNTY, Kan. — Monday Linn County Rural Fire were called to a fire at Carpenter Chiropractic Clinic, 714 Main, Pleasanton, Kan.

Firefighter Joshua Haynes, 35, suffered life threatening injuries while fighting the fire. He was transported air ambulance to University of Kansas Medical Center.


Carpenter Chiropractic Clinic, 714 Main, Pleasanton, Kan.

New information received states that Haynes succumbed to his injuries Wednesday June 22, at the hospital.

Haynes was a longtime firefighter for the department, now in his 17th year of service. Agencies from around the state and region are expressing their condolences.

Sad news. Linn County Firefighter Josh Haynes succumbed to injuries sustained while serving his community. A tragic reminder of how fortunate we are to have selfless and courageous men and women who serve on our area fire departments.” — CHEROKEE CO. SHERIFF DAVID GROVES

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Josh’s family, friends and to his brothers and sisters at LCRFD during this difficult time.” — ARCADIA KANSAS FIRE DEPT

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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