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Sun City firefighter dies while on duty, officials say

The department announced Sunday, that one of their firefighters died in his sleep while on duty at Station 131.

SUN CITY, Ariz — The Sun City Fire and Medical Department is mourning one of its own.

The department announced that one of their firefighters, 36-year-old Shane Godbehere, died in his sleep Saturday morning while on duty at Station 131.

Sun City Fire officials said Godbehere was a 15-year veteran of the department.

Officials said Godbehere's body has been transported to the medical examiner's office to determine a cause of death.

In an email Sunday, the department told 12 News, that they are extremely appreciative of the outpouring of support they have received from fellow firefighters.

The department said they are finalizing funeral arrangements and more information will be released in the next few days.

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