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Updated: 05/02/2014 08:00:02AM

North Port fire fighter passes away

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Jeff Newland

Jeff Newland

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North Port firefighter Lt. Jeff Newland, left, talks to children at an event at the Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club several years ago.

By ANNE KLOCKENKEMPER

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NORTH PORT — Lt. Jeff Newland, a firefighter/paramedic with North Port Fire Rescue, passed away Wednesday night. A 14-year veteran of the department, Newland, 50, died as a result of a sudden dissecting aortic aneurysm he suffered on April 23.

“It came out of nowhere,” North Port Fire Marshal Michael Frantz said Thursday, adding Newland will most definitely be missed. “He was part of the fabric of North Port. You can’t be here 14 years and not have some sort of impact.”

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